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 James Morgan Britton

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James Morgan Britton

  • Birth 2 Jun 1871 Tyler County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 9 Nov 1957 Reedy, Roane County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Reedy, Roane County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 55425631


Transcription of Funeral Program from papers of Beatrice Pierce Misner:

In Memory of James Morgan Britton
Born June 2, 1871, Tyler County, W. Va.
Entered into rest November 9, 1957, Reedy, W. Va.
Services from Good Hope Baptist Church, November 12, 1957 - 1:30 p.m.
Clergymen officiating Rev. Earl Seaman, Rev. Mack Boggs
Final resting place Simms Cemetery
Directing Sinnett Funeral Home, Spencer, W. Va.

[Transcribed by Marcia Murray Holstrom, niece of Beatrice Pierce Misner.]


Obituary from papers of Beatrice Pierce Misner:

November 9, 1957. James Morgan Britton, 86, of Reedy, Roane County, died Saturday evening at his home following an extended illness. He was born June 2, 1871 in Tyler county, a son of Augustus [Gustavus?] and Elizabeth Musgrave Britton and was a member of the Mount Pleasant Methodist church. He resided in Roane county 72 years. His wife, Mrs. Olena Simms Britton, preceded him in death.

Survivors include two sons, Dwight L. Britton, Reedy; and J. Rector Britton, Parkersburg; two step-sons, W. H.l Simms, Elizabeth, and Harry Simms, Newark, O.; a step-daughter, Mrs. Murtle Searls, Parkersburg; four grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.

The body was removed to the Sinjnett funeral home in Spencer and on Tuesday will be taken to the Good Hope Baptist church for services at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev,. Earl Seaman and the Rev. Mack Boggs officiating. Burial will be in the Simms cemetery.

[Transcribed by Marcia Murray Holstrom, niece of Beatrice Misner. No publication name or date]


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  • Maintained by: Marcia Murray Holstrom
  • Originally Created by: itfelldown
  • Added: 25 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55425631
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Morgan Britton (2 Jun 1871–9 Nov 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55425631, citing Sims Cemetery, Reedy, Roane County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Marcia Murray Holstrom (contributor 47104861) .