Bettie Britts, 86, of Spanish Lake, Mo., passed away at 7:20 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Life Care Center of Florissant, Mo.
She was born July 22, 1928, in Florissant, Mo., the daughter of Frazier and Franzetta (Johnson) Vincent.
She married Samuel A. Britts Sr. on Oct. 18, 1946, at St. Patrick’s Church in Alton. He passed away on June 26, 1993.
Bettie was an LPN at Belle Fountain State School and Hospital. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of West Alton. She enjoyed making crafts, knitting, crocheting, playing cards, camping, traveling, sightseeing and her dogs. She loved working at Belle Fountain State School, where she enjoyed and loved her clients. Above all she loved her family and friends.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Franzetta Britts of St Louis, Samuel A. and Pamela Britts Jr. of Olivette, Mo., Debra A. Britts of Spanish Lake, Mo., and Patricia M. Britts-Robinson and Donald Robinson of St. Charles, Mo.; five grandchildren, Gloria White, Bryan Britts, Nicole (Nikki)Taylor and Thomas Taylor, Natalie Britts and Olivia Robinson; four great-grandchildren, Donovan White, Preshis Mosley, Simone Taylor and Victoria Taylor; a great-great-grandchild, Donovan White Jr. and two sisters-in-law, Mary Vincent and Vivian Vincent.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Jean Britts; two brothers, James Vincent and Frazier Vincent Jr.; two sisters, Josephine Allen and infant sister.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until services at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Church in West Alton, Mo., with Father Robert Banken officiating.
Burial will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in West Alton, Mo.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Red Cross or the Humane Society.
Staten Fine Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.staten-fine.com.