Charlotte Katherine Britt

Charlotte Katherine Britt


Charlotte Katherine Britt, age 79, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., passed peacefully into her Heavenly home on Friday, September 10, 2021, surrounded by her family and friends while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.

Born February 17, 1942 in Richmond, Va., she was the daughter of the late John Wesley “John Penny” Spears, Sr. and Bertie E. Vaughn Spears.

She was a member of Love Assembly of God in Berkeley Springs and Clarksburg Church of Clarksburg, Md., where Charlotte faithfully served Jesus.

Charlotte worked as a custodian with Montgomery County Schools.

She enjoyed crafting, sewing and making candy.

Charlotte is survived by her children, Terry Britt, Tommy Britt, Sr., Mark Britt, Sr. and his wife Carol, Sherrie Ridgley and her husband Albert, Pamela Shifflett Frost and her husband Terry and Julie Shifflett, one brother, Rhea Youlas Spears and his wife Nancy, nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Sue Booth and Norma Bernice Parker and four brothers, John Wesley Spears, Jr., Earl Chester Spears, Paul Curtis Spears and James Parmer “Jimmy” Spears.

Funeral services were conducted at noon on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Love Assembly of God, 31 Buzzard Acres Lane, Berkeley Springs, where the family received friends from 10 a.m. till service time. Pastor Dave Kidwell officiated. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery, Rt. 522 South in Berkeley Springs.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Charlotte’s memory may be made to the Estate of Charlotte Britt, c/o Sherrie Ridgley, 3704 Brethren Church Rd., Myersville, MD 21773.

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Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.