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Gary Lynn Albritton (08-04-2016)
Photo of Gary Lynn AlbrittonFuneral services for Mr.
Gary Lynn Albritton, 69,
of Farmerville, were held
at 10 a.m. on Friday, July
29, 2016, at the First Baptist
Church of Farmerville
with Rev. Kurt Auger officiating.
Burial was at
Enterprise Cemetery of
Farmerville under the direction
of Golden Funeral
Home. Visitation was held
from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday,
July 28, 2016, at the church.
Gary Lynn Albritton
was born on March 15,
1947 in Farmerville, LA
and passed away on July
27, 2016.
He graduated from
Farmerville High School in 1965 and from ULM (formerly
NLU) with a BS in pharmacy in 1970. After graduation,
he managed Spillard’s Drug in Pine Bluff, Ark. In January
1972, he married Myra Baker Albritton of Bastrop
and in October of 1972 he purchased Farmerville Drug
Company, which he managed for forty-two years until
December of 2014.
He was a member of the Ballard Sunday School class
and a deacon at First Baptist Church. Mr. Albritton loved
deer and duck hunting and was an avid NASCAR and big
Earnhardt fan.
Mr. Albritton was preceded in death by: His parents,
Lavelle and Mary Belle Feazel Albritton; two brothers
– M.L. “Boots” Albritton and George Albritton; and two
sisters – Devonne Vestal and Mariete Nale.
He is survived by: His wife of forty-four and a half
years, Myra Baker Albritton; two brothers – Morris Albritton
and wife Dixie of Sterlington and W.L. “Dub” Albritton
and wife Joyce of Monroe; two sisters – Mae Barden and
Laverne White, both of Hot Springs Village, Ark.; a sisterin-
law, Mary Ellen Albritton of Crystal Springs, Miss.; as
well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were George Cothran, Dr. Bat Brantley,
Steve Adams, John House, Lonnie Brothers and Larry
Bennett Taylor.
Honorary pallbearers were the deacons of First Baptist
Church and members of Tuckertown Road Hunting Club.
The family wishes to send a special thanks to Dr. Coy
Gammage and the staff of Oncology Associates, Dr. Unkel,
Dr. Venters and the entire staff of Union General Hospital
and four very special friends.