Dorothy Knight Britton

April 30, 2012


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

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Bettie Walston
12 years ago

Please accept my sincere sympathy in the loss of your mother. I was so sorry to hear that she had passed away.

Edie Farris
12 years ago

Linda, I cherish the memory of your mom when you and she attended our RKHS reunion in Roxobel a few years ago. What a lovely lady she was. I’m sorry we didn’t have more time to chat, just the two of us, and that she was unable to be with us last year. Please know that her RKHS schoolmates and friends are saddened at her passing. She will be missed!

Patricia Futrell Willoughby
12 years ago

Linda, I was sorry to hear about your mother. My mother was Jimmie Knight Futrell and my granddaddy was Will Knight, your granddaddy’s brother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.