Belva Lewis Rickert Britt

Published 6:00 am Friday, December 17, 2004

Services for Belva Lewis Rickert Britt of Wesson are 10 a.m.,Monday, Dec. 20, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day SaintsRed Star Ward with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 5-9 p.m. at Brookhaven Funeral Homeand Monday from 9-10 a.m. at the church.

Mrs. Britt, 86, died Dec. 13, 2004, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in Foxworth on March 10, 1918, to JessieFranklin Lewis and Nannie Stephens.

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She was a native of Foxworth and a longtime resident of NewOrleans. She had been a resident of Brookhaven for the past 18years. She worked in the food and beverage industry and was amember of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her first husband,Peter Joseph Rickert Jr.; four sisters; and three brothers.

Survivors are her husband, Clyde Emmitt Britt of Wesson; herdaughter Jan Ciese of Denver, Colo.; her son, Donald M. Rickert ofSlidell, La.; her daughter-in-law, Kathie Breeland Rickert ofSlidell; her sister, Flora L. Dodson of Salt Lake City, Utah; herbrother, Bill Lewis of Salt Lake City; four grandchildren; and fivegreat-grandchildren.