Evelyn Ruth Britton
Evelyn Ruth Britton
  • January 21, 1921 - July 6, 2017
  • Paris, Texas

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Evelyn Ruth Britton, 96, of Bryan reunited with her Lord and Savior July 6, 2017.

The family will receive friends from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 10 at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. Funeral service will follow at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Bryan City Cemetery.

Evelyn was born January 3, 1921 in Robertson County, Texas to Albert and Molly Gandy. She was one of nine children. She loved baking and cooking for her family. Evelyn spent 23 years employed with Weingarten's in Bryan.

Evelyn is preceded in death by her husband, J.O. "Oliver" Britton; two grandsons, Claude Douglas Crutchfield and William E. Crutchfield Jr.; and one granddaughter, Jennifer Ann Kirkpatrick.

She is survived by two sisters, Dolma Gough of Bryan, and Jeanette Odneal of Hallettsville, Texas; two daughters and sons-in-law, Molly and Bill Crutchfield of Bryan, Mary and Jim Hall of Paris, Texas; two sons and daughters-in-law, Leonard and Linda Kirkpatrick of Montgomery, Texas and James and Jenifer Kirkpatrick of Spring, Texas; twelve grandchildren, twenty-six great-grandchildren and twenty-four great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Robert Hall, Steven Hall, Ray Crutchfield, Ricky Kirkpatrick, Ronnie Kirkpatrick and Sean Kirkpatrick.

Honorary pallbearers will be grandson, Charles Hall and great-grandsons Joseph Menefee, Wesley Dannar and Matthew Matcek.