Betty S. Brittain



JACKSONVILLE - Betty S. Brittain, of Jacksonville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, April 15, 2018.
Born Betty Carol Sugg, she was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, Charles H. Brittain; her father, Council Raymond Sugg; and her mother, Dora Emily Waters Sugg; two sisters, Mary Thornton and Linda Roberts; and her grandson, Eric Charles Brittain.
Betty was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, and had a career as a hairdresser for years before becoming a full-time mother to her children. Betty loved people, and never met a stranger. She had an unconditional affection for others, and always gave God the glory in all she did and accomplished in her life. In her later adult years, Betty explored her talent as an artist, and has left a beautiful legacy through her paintings that her family will cherish and be able to pass on for future generations to enjoy.
Betty is survived by her children, Vickie Coleman (Carol Cutler), Michael Brittain, Susanne Sanders (Lenny Sanders), Raymond Brittain, and Robin Kincaid (Mike Conley). Surviving siblings are Raymond Sugg, Sylvia Syromi, Bill Sugg (Judy), Ruth Casey and Joe Sugg (Debbie).
Betty is also survived by her grandchildren, Tandy Coyle (Richie), David Coleman (Pam), Chris Brittain, Rebecca Brittain, Jacob Sanders, Nicholas Sanders and Carly Kincaid.
Also, her great-grandchildren, Emily and Parker Coyle, Nash and Shawna Coleman, Andrew Souza, and Sophie and Damon Ackerman; one great-great-grandchild, Jazmin Souza; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Pineland Evangelical Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, April 17th at 7:00 PM, with Revs. Paul Fowler and Preston Wells officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, prior to the service, from 5:00 – 6:45 PM, at the church. Graveside services will be held Wednesday morning at 11:00 AM at the Sanders Family Cemetery located on Padgett Road, Maple Hill, NC.
The family would like to extend thanks to everyone for their prayers, visits, cards and gifts during the time of her illness, and will continue to receive visitors at the home of Lenny and Susanne Sanders in Maple Hill, NC.