Lorice F. Britt

Published 1:17pm Tuesday, January 8, 2013

SEVERN, N.C.—Lorice Fogelman Britt, 87, widow of John “Jack” Sherrod Britt, passed away January 8, 2013, at Courtland Healthcare Center.

She was born in Union, S.C., a daughter of the late Thomas Walter and Freda Coggins Fogleman and was predeceased by two sisters, Jewel Yow and Audrey Stapleton.

She was a graduate of Mars Hill College and Wake Forest University.

A former teacher, Mrs. Britt had taught at Kings Mountain, Severn, Murfreesboro, and the Chowan University Upward Bound Program.

She was a member of the Severn Baptist Church, where she was a former choir member and GA Leader.

Left to cherish her memory are a daughter, Denise Britt Helms and husband, David, and two sons, J. Sherrod Britt Jr. and wife, Debbie, and Tommy Britt, and wife, Christy, all of Severn; nine grandchildren, Kristie Burns, Emily Williams, Beth Bland, Dave Helms, Sarah Wells, Michelle Britt, Devin Britt, Celena Pope and Alana Pope; and four great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Severn Baptist Church with the Rev. Brent Hobbs officiating. Burial will follow in the Severn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Wright Funeral Home, Boykins Chapel, 32247 South Main Street, Boykins, Va., and suggests memorials be made to Severn Baptist Church, P.O. Box, 502, Severn, N.C., 27877, or Conway-Severn Rescue Squad, P.O. Box, 220 Conway, N.C., 27820. www.wrightfuneralhome.org

 

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