Sparta Cemetery

More Information on Rev Marion Britt

Rev Marion Britt

Oct 10, 1852 - Aug 13, 1917

Section C, Lot 17, Grave 1
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Rev. Marion C. Britt Obituary

August 15, 1917
Atlanta Constitution
Rev. M. C. Britt Dead; Was Prominent Minister in Presbyterian Church

Sparta, Ga., August 14 -(Special) Rev. M. C. Britt, for twenty-nine years pastor of the Sparta Presbyterian church, died at the home of his niece, Mrs. Haden Blake, near Concord, in Pike county, during last night. Mr. Britt was spending the month of August at his boyhood home, and retired last night as usual, and was found dead this morning when he was called.

The deceased was one of the strongest and ablest ministers in the southern Presbyterian church. He had severed churches in Atlanta, Cuthbert, Quitman, and other places. He was universally beloved throughout this section by all denominations for his Godliness and deep spirituality. He was a classmate of President Woodrow Wilson. He will be buried in Sparta Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock. He was the oldest Presbyterian minister in Georgia in point of active service. He was in his sixty-fifth year.

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