Mattie Britt

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 4, 2010

Mattie T. Britt
BOYKINS—Mattie Leigh Tillery Britt, 91, died June 3, 2010 at Southampton Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bertie County, NC, the last of ten children of the late James Andrew and Utelia Jernigan Tillery and was predeceased by a son, Tony Britt. Mrs. Britt was retired from Aster Nut Company and cared for the elderly.
Left to cherish her memory are three daughters, Andrea “Diddle” Bryant (Davis) of Newsoms, Janet Davis of Roanoke Rapids, NC, and Anita Gay of Emporia; two sons, Leslie H. Britt of Severn, NC and Ronald Britt (Gail) of Roanoke Rapids, NC; seven grandchildren, Terrie, Tammi, Shannon, Brandi, Angie, Kevin, and Keith; six great-grandchildren, Ben, Chase, Matthew, Steven, Joshua, and Dillon; and a great-grandaughter to be born, Alexis Grace.
The funeral will be conducted at 4 pm Sunday, June 6, 2010 in the Boykins Chapel of Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Darwin Edwards officiating. Interment will follow in the Pendleton, NC, Town Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and suggest memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Kathy Worrell, 717 Fairview Drive, Franklin, Va. 23851 or the Parkinson’s Foundation, Development Dept., 1501 N. W. 9th Ave, Miami, FL. 33136-1494.