Thelma Virginia Britt
July 26, 1936 ~ January 1, 2010
Thelma Virginia Britt, 73, of 1023 Gray Station Road, Gray, went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 1, 2010 at the Johnson City Medical Center. She was a native of Unicoi, and a daughter of the late Frankie Tipton. Thelma was a retired employee of Siemens and had originally worked for Texas Instruments. Thelma was better known as " Mamaw"? to her family and was a great fan of the Atlanta Braves, and listening to gospel music. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by: her husband in 1974, Hewlett "Slim"? Britt; four brothers; two sisters; and two grandchildren, Chad Britt and Ashley Herman. Survivors include: a son, Charles Britt of Gray; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Ann and Ricky Cox of Johnson City, Kathy Gillette, Loretta and James Herman of Gray and Laura Britt Hathaway of Gray; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Gene and Ruby Tipton of Powder Branch, Ray and Jean Tipton of Gray; a sister, Myrtle McKee of Johnson City; eleven grandchildren, Haley Jones, Autumn Britt, Jennifer Gillette, J. D. Gillette, Andy Cox, Eddie Cox, Mickey Cox, Jessica Cox, Josh Herman and Chuckey Britt; nine great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, special friends, Sheri Tipton and the Goods; her special dog Dakota. A funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 8 PM under the direction of Rev. Roy Yelton. The family will receive friends from 6 PM until time of service at 8 PM in the South Chapel of the Morris""Baker Funeral Home. A committal service will be conducted at 11 AM Thursday January 7, 2010 at the Monte Vista Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be: Mickey, Eddie and Ricky Cox, Josh Good, Josh Herman, J. D. Gillette. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home by 10:30 AM to leave in procession to the cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Children's Miracle Network or the American Cancer Society.