A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, for Tommy J. Britt, age 73, of Dexter, who passed away on Jan. 3, 2014. Rev. Richard Smith with Bethel Baptist Church and Mathew Skariah will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the Roswell Veterans Honor Guard.
Tommy was born to Thomas Henry and Myrtle Payton Britt on Dec. 11, 1940, south of Lake Arthur. He worked hard with his family, from picking cotton as a child to going with his daddy and driving a truck at the age of 12. He could do and fix just about anything. He loved driving trucks and running heavy equipment. His strong work ethic was such that people would request that he be the one to do their job. It was important to him that he work with excellence. He Login to read more