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Ms. Mary Lou Britain, age 88, of Lakeland, FL, passed away December 15, 2017.
Ms. Britain was born on December 5, 1929 in Shreveport, LA to the late Thomas and Theoda Odgen. She spent her childhood years in Shreveport alongside her brother, Thomas. In 1980 she moved to Lakeland, FL where she spent many years as a Circle Leader and active member of First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland. She also volunteered with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Organization and the Pink Ladies of Virginia Beach. She was outgoing, social and had many friends. She enjoyed her Bridge Club and playing golf.
Along with her parents, Ms. Britain was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years: Laurie Britain; son: Warren Britain; and brother: Thomas Warren Ogden. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Damon and Debbie Britain of Peachtree City, GA.
The Britain family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Compassus Hospice and Somerby of Peachtree City, who cared so compassionately for Ms. Britain during her final months.
A memorial service will be held for Ms. Britain at First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, FL at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Compassus Hospice, 145 Howard Lane, Fayetteville, GA 30215.
The Britain family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 1086 Highway 54 West, Fayetteville. Messages of condolence may be left at www.GeorgiaCremation.com.