- July 14, 1934 - May 13, 2013
- Mount Olive, North Carolina
of Ellis' Passing
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“I am just hearing about Mr.Jim's passing. I am so sorry for your lose.
I was honored to be able to be his CNA for a while, he was such a great man...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Kathryn Danielson - Goldsboro, NC
“Wanda and family, i am so sorry for your loss/
2 of 12 | Posted by: ruth worrell lee and husband Troy - NC
“I have known Jim Britt since I was old enough to remember anyone. My memories go back to my early childhood and eating Sunday dinners with Mr....Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Wilma Godwin Allen - Smithfield, NC
“Jerry, I am so sorry for the loss of your Father. I will be thinking
of you and your family and be praying for you.
4 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Calfee - Fayetteville, NC
“So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
5 of 12 | Posted by: Charlene Jackson - Fayetteville, NC
“Our Prays Are With You And All Of The Britt Family With Love Glenn & Evelyn Jernigan Family
6 of 12 | Posted by: L. Glenn Jernigan - Faison, NC
“Today I lost a dear nephew and my heart is heavy but I rejoice in the thought of him being in heaven with his Lord and Savior as well as with our...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Aunt Christine Coble - Titusville, FL
“Your'e in our thoughts and prayers.
8 of 12 | Posted by: Crystal Fields
“May God Bless You and Comfort You!
9 of 12 | Posted by: Kimberly Jernigan Jackson - NC
“May God be with all of you during this time.
10 of 12 | Posted by: Teresa Wise - Mount Olive, NC
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you can your family during this time and the days ahead. May God comfort each of you.
Sherrill, Hope & Brandon Dale
11 of 12 | Posted by: Hope Dale
“We were so sorry to hear of your loss. We will be remembering you in our prayers and asked God to give you strength through this difficulty time.
12 of 12 | Posted by: TIM,MARCIA,SETH & MATTHEW RAYNOR
Ellis Wilkins "Jim" Britt, 78, passed away early Monday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, surrounded by his family. Ellis is survived by a daughter, Wanda Oates and her husband, Martin of Faison; four sons, Vernon Britt and wife Jennifer, Jerry Britt and wife Gina, Keith Britt and wife Christina, and Ryan Myers, all of Mount Olive; two sisters, Edna E. Sutton and her husband Odis of Faison, and Francis Thornton of Mount Olive; a brother, W. L. Britt and his wife Edith, of LaGrange. Six grandchildren; Michelle B. Hope and her husband Brian, Lydia Britt, Austin Britt, Sabrina Britt, Isaac Britt, and Daniel Britt; two great-grandchildren, Benjamin Hope, and Naomi Stoneburner. Mr. Ellis was preceded in death by his parents; Theodore R. and Ludy Jernigan Britt; a grandson, Andrew Britt, and his former wife, Shelvy J. Britt Perry.
Ellis attended Manly Grove Church, and also volunteered with the Suttontown EMS in years past.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at 6 o'clock in the evening, from the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive. Pastor Tony Ward will officiate the service, with the family receiving friends immediately following the funeral, and at other times at the home of Wanda and Martin Oates in Faison.
Burial will be held on Wednesday morning, at 11 o'clock, at Wayne Memorial Park, in Dudley.