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Henry Grover Britt, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1921
Port Arthur
Jefferson County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 2008
Oroville
Butte County
California, USA

His Legacy… Age 87, died Wednesday, August 20, 2008 in Oroville, CA.Born August 13, 1921 to Henry Grover Britt Sr. and Ada Belle Johnson of Port Arthur, Texas. Henry moved to California at an early age. He graduated from
Colusa High School in 1940. He joined the U.S. Navy, and was assigned to U.S. Naval Hospital on Ford Island at Pearl Harbor. His service included Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941; and throughout the Pacific Theatre during World War II as a Gunners Mate aboard the Trathen DD530, which earned 7 battle stars. On October 3, 1948 married the love of his life Helen E. Ferreria of Maxwell, CA.In 1952 they purchased the Fort Bragg Motel and opened Ada Belle’s
Restaurant. Henry was Past Master of the Masonic Lodge of Fort Bragg and was active with his wife in the Eastern Star and Amaranth, among other organizations. A member of St. Michaels Episcopal Church for many years.Retired in 1977, moved his family to Sacramento. Returned to Fort Bragg in 1996, with his son Jim. The family bought Nello’s Market and Deli, which is still family owned and operated today.

His Family…preceded in death by his wife, Helen in 1991; survived by his children, Ronald J. Britt and wife Elaine
Cavaco Britt and grandsons, Lucas, Logan and Lance; daughter Hope M. Pope (widow of Edward G. Pope) and grandsons Justin and Jonathan; youngest son Jim and his wife Irene Valencia Britt. He is also survived by 7 great grandchildren.

His Farewell Service …Visitation will be Wednesday, August 27, 2008 beginning at 3:00 p.m. followed by an Evening Funeral Service at 6:00 p.m. at Ramsey Funeral Home. Henry will be buried next to his wife, Helen at East Lawn
Cemetery, in Citrus Heights, CA, Friday, August 29, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Helen Elaine Ferreria Britt (1928 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sierra Hills Memorial Park
Sacramento
Sacramento County
California, USA
 
Created by: Steven R. Goff
Record added: Dec 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101881016
Henry Grover Britt, Jr
Added by: Steven R. Goff
 
Henry Grover Britt, Jr
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- MICHAEL WAYNE HUTCHISON A PROUD U.S. ARMY VET
 Added: Apr. 30, 2013

- Steven R. Goff
 Added: Dec. 8, 2012
 
 
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