Margaritte Raymond “T-Bo” Brittain, of Little Cypress, passed away March 18, in Mauriceville, at the age of 90.
Margaritte was born Sept. 30, 1925 in Shelbyville, to Ozelar (Anderson) and Clamond Jesse Raymond. She had lived in Orange for 69 years, prior in Shelbyville. She was a homemaker who helped raise a loving, close-knit family. Margaritte enjoyed cooking, fishing, gardening, quilting and canning food. Margaritte was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend who loved spending time with her family and will be dearly missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Terrell Olen “T.O.” Brittain; two sisters and five brothers.
Margaritte is survived by her companion of over 10 years, Donald T. Welch; daughter, Shirley Craft and husband, David of Little Cypress; sons, Lester Brittain and wife, Yvonne and Terrell Brittain and wife, Bee Bee, all of Orange; sister, Lamurel Willey and husband, Henry Lee of Mauricville. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.
Funeral service was held March 21, at Dorman Funeral Home. Officiating was Kevin Brown. Burial followed at Pleasant Hills Cemetery near Huxley. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Dorman Funeral Home. The family would also like to extend a special thank you to River City Hospice and all of the caring nurses that came by to treat and comfort Margaritte.
Honoring her as pallbearers were Lester Olen Brittain, Dean Brittain, Jason Brittain, Terrell Edward Brittain, Andrew Longron, Lane Brittain, Collin Hill and David Bergeron.
Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.