Joe Lewis Allbritton passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, the 12th of December 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Barby; his son, Robert and wife, Elena; and grandchildren, Alexander Lewis and Katherine Lillian Allbritton.
A funeral service is to be conducted at one o'clock in the afternoon on Monday, the 17th of December, at The Church of St. John the Divine, 2450 River Oaks Boulevard in Houston, where the Rev. Dr. Laurens A. Hall, Rector, and the Rt. Rev. Nathan D. Baxter, Bishop of the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania and former Dean of the National Cathedral, are officiate.
Immediately following, all are invited to greet the family during a reception at a venue to be announced during the service.
In mid-January, a memorial service is to also be conducted at the Washington National Cathedral.
In lieu of customary remembrances, and for those desiring, contributions in memory of Mr. Allbritton may be directed to the Allbritton Art Institute at Baylor University, 5615 Kirby Dr., Suite 650, Houston, TX, 77005; or to the Bobby R. Alford Educational Center at Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX, 77030.
Published in Houston Chronicle from Dec. 14 to Dec. 16, 2012