Charlotte W. Britton

Cottage Hills | Saturday, December 5 2015

Cottage Hills—Charlotte W. Britton, 94, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2015 at her home.

Born Feb. 11, 1921 in Hillview, Ill., she was the daughter of William C. and Ruby J. (Emery) Pence.

She married John R. Britton March 23, 1946 in Columbus, Kan.  He preceded her in death Feb. 22, 1991. Charlotte was a member of the Wood River Moose Lodge and Senior Citizens Plus.  She was proud to be a charter member of the 1st General Baptist Church of Rosewood Heights.

Survivors include 3 sons, William Shewmaker of Alton, Michael Britton of Collinsville, and Wayne Britton of Cottage Hills; 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a son, John R. Britton, Jr.; and a granddaughter, Kelly Etter.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7 at Paynic Home for Funerals, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8.  Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey.

Memorials may be made to OSF St. Anthony’s Hospice.

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