LEWISTON-WOODVILLE: Dorothy Knight Britton, age 97, of Lewiston died Monday, April 30, 2012 at Breckenridge Retirement Center in Rocky Mount. She was born February 5, 1915 in Bertie County to the late Jarvis Cleveland Knight and Ada Conner Knight. She was the wife of the late Claude L. Britton.
Mrs. Britton was a clerk at Joyner‚??s Variety store in Lewiston and a member of First Baptist Church of Lewiston where she held various offices including pianist and organist. She was a homemaker, a charter member of the Lewiston Womens Club and past Worthy Matron of the Lewiston Eastern Star Chapter. Mrs. Britton was the last remaining member of the 10 AM Local Coca Cola Club.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Linda Mitchell and husband Donnie of Rocky Mount; two grandchildren, Barry Mitchell of Rocky Mount, and Marcus Mitchell of Raleigh. She was predeceased by a sister, Eula Knight Vinson, and brothers, James Knight and Woodrow Knight.
The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church of Lewiston fellowship hall from 1 – 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 2, 2012.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at the graveside Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 2:00 PM in Hoggard Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Lloyd Dunlow officiating.
Memorials can be made to First Baptist Church of Lewiston, PO Box 130, Lewiston-Woodville, NC 27849
Family and friends may send online condolences to www.garrettjonesfh.com