Doris Williams Wehunt of Birmingham made a call to Jesus on Sunday morning at 12:30 a.m. When he answered, she said I didn’t think you would be home this morning, Jesus said, then why did you call Doris? Mom answered, I just wanted to see if you were there. He said, I am, come on home and she did at the age of 85.
Wehunt was a good hearted, loving mother, grandmother and wife. She just reached 64 years of marriage to her lifelong valentine Donald, this past week. Doris loved reading, her sunporch is lined with hundreds of books, she loved to crochet and quilt. She loved searching the sky for those big, beautiful puffy white clouds. She absolutely loved her family, her lifelong friends, neighbors and the entire Hopewell community, where she grew up. Doris worked for The Birmingham Transit Authority, Dial Finance and she was always very active in politics and the election process. She was the Chief polling official for over a decade at voting precinct 1030, L M Smith Elementary school.
Doris leaves behind her loving husband, and servant, Donald. Two Children, four grandchildren and 1 Great-grandson. Son: Steve Wehunt. Granddaughter: Kristin Cassidy. Grandson: Alexander Wehunt. Great-grandson: Silas Cassidy. Daughter: Lesia Newman. Grandson: Joshua Newman. Grandson: Jason Newman
Wehunt will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Services will be on Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be an hour prior to services. Burial will follow at Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery in Pinson.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Glaucoma Research or St. Jude’s Hospital. Jefferson Memorial Trussville directing.