|Birth: ||Jan. 25, 1910|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 1985|
Alta Lillian Britain, 75, died Dec. 11, 1985, at the local hospital.
Funeral services were held Dec. 14 at First Presbyterian Church in Gatesville, with burial in the Osage Cemetery. The Rev. Ralph O'Dell, assisted by Rev. Cline Davis, officiated.
Mrs. Britain was born Jan. 25, 1910 in Moline, daughter of the late David and Susanna O'Neal.
She attended Tarleton University in Stephenville and Texas Tech University in Lubbock.
She taught school in Coryell City for five years. She was also a graduate of Farroh Beauty College of Fort Worth.
She was married to Herschel Britain on Jan. 14, 1933. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan 9, 1983 in Gatesville.
She was a retired beautician and a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her husband, Herschel; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Sue) Ashby of Gatesville; a brother, Ernest O'Neal of Evant; two sisters, Mayme Roberts and Ina Stuck, both of Fort Worth, and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers at the funeral services were Kermit Dreyer, Dean Schwartz, Jim England, Joe Bob Reuter, Mark Rueter, and Dale Rueter.
Gatesville Messenger – Monday, Dec. 16, 1985
Their daughter, Laurianna Sue, (b. 1941) married Richard Ashby in 1962. They had a daughter and two sons.
David Thomas O'Neal (1870 - 1962)
Suzanna Baker O'Neal (1872 - 1956)
Herschel C. Britain (1908 - 1996)*
Effie May O'Neal Hairston (1888 - 1963)**
Hadden Frank O'Neal (1890 - 1892)*
William Thomas O'Neal (1895 - 1913)*
Allie Ardena O'Neal (1901 - 1902)*
Vera Myrtle O'Neal Cook (1902 - 1980)*
Ernest D. O'Neal (1905 - 2004)*
Alta Lillian O'Neal Britain (1910 - 1985)
Ina Faye O'Neal Stuck (1911 - 2002)*
Married: Jan. 14, 1933
Maintained by: Dee Winter
Originally Created by: MB
Record added: Jan 03, 2004
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