Diane Allison Britt, 77, of Indianola, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019, at St. Dominic Memorial Hospital in Jackson.
Diane was born Jan. 17, 1942, in Memphis to Samuel Martin Allison and Ruth Ann Doddridge Allison. She was a receptionist for Hull Brothers Clinic in Indianola for many years until her retirement. Diane attended Mississippi State College for Women and graduated from Mississippi State University. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the 20th Century Club. Diane was a faithful member of First Presbyterian Church in Indianola, where she served as church organist for 25 years, and was a member of the Women of the Church. She enjoyed music and taught piano lessons part-time. Diane enjoyed her cattle, flowers, cooking, and sewing, but most of all she loved her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Edia Allison Britt; and one sister, Patricia Allison Madden.
Diane is survived by: her husband, A.E. Boyer Britt Jr. of Indianola; one son, A.E. Boyer Britt, III and his wife, Cherrie Lynn, of Indianola; two brothers, Marty Allison and his wife, Mary, of Sarah, Miss. and James Allison and his wife, Judy, of Sarah, Miss.; two sisters, Joyce Randall of Birmingham, Ala. and Ellen Anderson and her husband, Bill, of Houston, Texas; two grandchildren, Cody Britt and his wife Allison of Indianola and Anna Bailey Britt of Ridgeland; and one great-grandchild, Lucy Parker Britt of Indianola.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 6, from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at First Presbyterian Church in Indianola. Burial will follow in Indianola City Cemetery.
Burton Funeral Home of Indianola has been entrusted with arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.burtonfuneralhome.net.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: First Presbyterian Church of Indianola, 311 Catchings Avenue, Indianola, MS 38751; Indianola Academy, P.O. Box 967, Indianola, Mississippi 38751; French Camp Academy, 1 Fine Place, French Camp, Mississippi 38745; or an organization of the donor’s choice.