Cleta Faye Britton, 89, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, at Midland Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church, with Bill Ivins, pastor of First United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.|
She was born Jan. 12, 1926, in Big Spring, Texas to Mamie E. (Choate) Hill and Robert N. Hill. She married M. K. Britton on May 19, 1962 in Sweetwater, Texas. He preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1988. She was a lifetime resident of Big Spring and graduated from Big Spring High School in 1944. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. She worked at various retail businesses in Big Spring. She was past president of Big Spring Downtown Lions Club from 2005-2006 and was secretary-treasurer of Howard and Glasscock Old Settlers Reunion for many years. In the early '60s, she was the chairperson for Howard County Easter Seals.
She is survived by her son, Guy Teague of Big Spring; a step-daughter, Ellen Powers of Spring; one brother, Bill Hill of Scottsdale, Ariz.; four sisters, Jane Farmer of Midland, Nila Jo Smith of Odessa, Barbara Duncan of Abilene and Virginia Ziemer of Dallas; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Tina Larue, her step-son, Kenneth Britton; her brother Bobby Hill, and a great-grandson, Kelby Cox.
The family suggests memorials to Dora Roberts Rehabilitation Center, 306 W. Third St., Big Spring, TX 79720 or Heritage Museum, 510 Scurry St., Big Spring, TX 79720.
Pallbearers will be Ron Plumbee, Bill Loveless, Dusty Choate, Cash Berry, Richard Wright and Bob Doring.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on Nov. 15, 2015