BRITT, Bette James age 89, of St. Pete Beach, passed away on June 28, 2013. Born in Washington, D.C. to George & Laura James, she was raised in Chevy Chase, MD. She embarked with husband, Ralph Eugene Britt, USMC, deceased, on a life of military travels, and raising a family. Settling in Florida, Bette began a record-setting career in real estate, with Rutenburg Homes, & was sales leader for condo properties, SeaMark, BeauMonde and SanSeair on St. Pete Beach. Bette then opened her own brokerage for many happy years of selling to clients who became dear friends. Bette had 3 children, Laurie Medders (deceased); and is survived by two sisters; daughter, Bonnie Barron (Forrest); and her son, Ralph J. Britt (Lisa); five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A private Celebration of Life service will be conducted for the family.