Mary L. Britton

Mary L. Britton

Mary Lance Britton, 95, Tuscumbia (formerly of Russellville) passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at her residence.

Mrs. Britton was an elementary school teacher in the Franklin County School system for 35 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She loved growing flowers, feeding the birds, and her cats. Most of all she loved her family and looked forward to their visits.

The visitation will 10-11:30 a.m. today at Spry Memorial Chapel. The funeral will follow at 11:30 a.m. Officiating at the service will be Brother Gene Britton and Brother Glyndon Townsend. Burial will be at Franklin Memory Gardens.

She is survived by her brother, William Britton (wife, Ouida), Tuscumbia; sister-in-law, Wendy Britton, Allen, Texas; 11 nieces and nephews; and numerous great and great-great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Ezell "Z" and Gussie (Johnson) Britton; sisters, Gertrude Townsend, Roxie Britton and Opal Ford; and brother, Morris Britton.

The pallbearers will be her great-nephews, Gerald Wright, Randy Wright, Bart McAffry, Adam Britton, Jake Parker, Britt McKee, Patrick Townsend, and Hollis Clark.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Brad McAnalley and his staff as well as to special neighbors, Arlon and Dianne Curtis, for your love and care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Highland Park Church of Christ Missions, (Muscle Shoals), , or to the .

Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family. To sign the register book and to offer private condolences to the family, go to

Funeral Home

Spry Memorial Chapel-Russellville - Russellville
906 South Jackson Avenue PO Box 246  Russellville, AL 35653
(256) 332-1122

Published in Florence Times Daily on Nov. 1, 2013