03/17/13 — WILLIAM E. BRITT

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April 13, 1938-March 15, 2013

William Edgar Britt, 74, went to be with his Lord Friday morning surrounded by his family at his home.

He was born in Wayne County to the late Edgar Lipton and Prosie Strickland Britt, and was married to the late Avis Edwards Britt.

A good Christian man, he was an active member of Manley Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with pastor Chris Watkins, pastor Tony Ward and pastor Rudolph Britt officiating. The burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park.

The family will be receiving friends Sunday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.

A loving father and grandfather, he is survived by two sons, Tim Britt and Edgar Britt both of Grantham; two daughters and sons-in-law, Angela and David Whitten of Goldsboro and Amanda and Gary Long of Grantham; three adopted children, James Britt of Colorado, April Britt of Pennsylvania and Angel Britt of Wilson; a brother and sister-in-law, Rudolph and Phyllis Britt of Grantham; six sisters and brothers-in-law, Juanita Odom of Goldsboro, Dorothy and Harold Gurley of Goldsboro, Della Dail of Clinton, Linda Harrison of New Bern, Margaret Towle of Irvine, Calif., and Claude Brantley of New Bern; special cousins, James and Frances Millard; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister-in-law, McCoy Britt, Felton Ray and Donald and Edna Britt; two sisters, Peggy Brantley and Eva Rae Britt; and four brothers-in-law, Marvin Odom, Elwood Dail, John Harrison and Tom Towle.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Manley Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church, 619 Manley Grove Church Road, Mount Olive, N.C., 28365, or 3HC, 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Goldsboro is serving the Britt Family, and online condolences may be sent through www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on March 17, 2013 11:56 AM