Martha Allen Albritton, 98, longtime resident of Jacksonville, passed away February 5, 2013.
She was born in Meridian, Mississippi, daughter of Frank and Sallie (Lott) Allen.
Martha attended John Gorrie Middle School and graduated from the Westminster school for girls in Atlanta, formerly, Atlanta's North Avenue Presbyterian School (NAPS). She married Robert Hyman Albritton in 1935 and they lived in south Florida for a short time before settling in Jacksonville. A member of Southside Baptist Church, she was very active as a Sunday School Teacher, chairman of the decorating committee and other women's groups in the church.
Martha was a long-standing member of the Jacksonville Garden Club.
Surviving are numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 2 – 3 pm at Southside Baptist Church, 1435 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207. The funeral service will start at 3 pm following visitation. Burial will be in Bowling Green, FL.
Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Hendricks Chapel, 4115 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32207.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hardage-giddenshendricksave.com.