Rev Marion Britt
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Rev. Marion C. Britt Obituary
August 15, 1917
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.