Frank Albert Albritton Jr.

Published 2:06 pm Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Funeral services for Frank Albert Albritton, Jr., born on June 13, 1945, were held on Monday, Jan. 10 at noon with James Herbert Funeral Home of Greenville directing. Interment was at Magnolia Cemetery. Eulogy was delivered by Pastor Harold Simpson.

Frank was the first of 12 children, born to Mrs. Emma Albritton and the late Frank Albert Albritton, Sr., on June 13, 1945 in Greenville. He was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy, and brothers, Jeremiah and Leo.

Frank (Pune) was a well-known man. His education started in 1951 with elementary school on City School Hill, then James T. Gregory, and finally Lomax Hannon where he graduated in 1964. His work was with the Coca-Cola Company and the Butler County Road Department until he became ill. He resided at 808 Roosevelt St. His life came to an end at L.V. Stabler Memorial Hospital with family and friends at his side on Jan. 5. Frank loved to hunt, fish, and make people laugh.

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He leaves to treasure his memories a loving mother, Mrs. Emma Albritton, sisters and brothers that include: Edna Reese, Mary (Jimmy) Thompson, Lula (Charlie) Soutmire, Mershell (Albert) Campbell, Karen (Dedric) Owens, Kasandra (Nicholas) Whatley, Jeff (Rosa) Albritton, Tim (Myrtle) Albritton, Sylvester (Patricia) Crenshaw, Dennis Stewart, Bruce Crenshaw, and Tracie Crenshaw; a special friend Linda Allen, two very devoted cousins, Zula Shambray and Beatrice Finn; three aunts, two uncles, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and many, many friends.

He acknowledged Christ at an early age. He was a member of Butler Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church all of his life. To you that were not acquainted with him, you missed a very rare and special treat. He was the link that was at the top of the chain.