Allen R. Britt was born May 17, 1939, in Gwinnett County, the son of Marion Davis and Rache Ezzard Britt. He was the fifth of nine siblings. He graduated in 1957 from Chamblee High School and in 1968 from Tennessee Temple College. At the age of 17, he accepted Christ’s call to salvation and soon after accepted Christ’s call to ministry. He has ministered to congregations in Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, where he started and pastored New Testament Baptist Church. He has also ministered in Christian schools in Virginia and West Virginia, where he founded and administered Barbour Christian Academy. He was married to the former Jennie Lee Aiello.
Survivors include his wife; one son, Andrew Allen Britt and his wife Dana, Chester, Va.; two grandsons, Andrew and Dalton Britt; three brothers, Warren Greg Britt, Bethlehem, Thom Britt, Dallas, Texas, and Rache Britt, Fredericksburg; and two sisters, Ethel Garmon, Statham, and Rachel Cobb, Monroe, N.C.
Friends and family will be received at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, at Tom Wages Funeral Chapel in Lawrenceville. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. Interment will be at Friendship Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Lilburn.
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Tom M. Wages Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, is in charge of arrangements.