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BRYSON ALBRITTON (07-18-2013)
On July 7, 2013, Bryson Albritton, 91, was called home by the Lord to the place that had been prepared for him. He was born on July 16, 1921 to Charles and Nettie Albritton of Farmerville. Mr. Albritton was one of ten brothers and sisters.
He was a 1939 graduate of Farmerville High School and served his country in WWII as a member of the United States Army in Pacific Theatre. He followed his time in the army with a successful 33 year career with US Steel, in the Cyclone Fence Division. He married the love of his life, Doris Marshall, on October, 31, 1942. It was a love that lasted for nearly 70 years. Their love resulted in three children, Skip, Rob, and Marsha.
Upon his retirement from the steel industry, Bryson and Doris returned to Farmerville where they both became active members in the community. A man of strong faith, Bryson was a charter member of Crestview Baptist Church, helping to found and establish its place in the community. He remained a committed member for the rest of his life. Along with his faith, family was of great importance to him, and this showed in the way he took on his role as a loving father, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.He is preceded in death by his wife, Doris Albritton in 2012, his parents, and five brothers and sisters. He is survived by two sons, Skip Albritton and wife Barbara of Green Forest, AR; Rob Albritton and wife Carolyn of Sugar Land, TX; one daughter, Marsha Albritton and husband Trace Leffler of Okemos, MI; one sister, Mildred Doss of Lake Providence, LA; three brothers, Drexler Albritton of Harrison, AR; Dan Albritton and Charlie Murphy “Babe” Albritton of Farmerville, LA; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 12, 2013 at 12:00 P.M. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, LA. The service was officiated by Rev. Waymond Warren, and Rev. Wayne Whiteside. Mr. Albritton was interned at Liberty Hill Taylor Cemetery in Farmerville.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the wonderful staff at the Northeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Monroe and Arbor Lakes Nursing Home in Farmerville for their loving care. Memorials may be made in Bryson’s name to either care facilities or charity of your choice. Online condolence messages may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.