The Picayune Item
Funeral services for the Rev. Jimmy Albritton, 81, of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Monday, January 14, 2013, will be held Friday, January 18, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Roseland Park Baptist Church.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 17, 2013 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, and also on Friday, January 18, 2013 from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. service time at Roseland Park Baptist Church.
Burial will be in New Palestine Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home. Bro. Jimmy, a native of Picayune, was a member of Roseland Park Baptist Church. In his lifetime, he served the Lord and fellow man as a career pastor, home missionary, and interim pastor. Bro. Jimmy gave his first sermon at 6 years old, and his last sermon at the age of 81. He is now rejoicing that he is in the presence of our Lord, and his loving wife of 55 years, Betty Sue Stockstill Albritton. Bro. Jimmy pastored Zoar Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, La., for over 25 years. In his retirement, he founded Pioneer Ministries, which served the unchurched regions of the United States for another 15 years. Preacher, as he was known by his family, was the earthly example to his children and grandchildren of the Heavenly Father’s unconditional love. His life was lived “Because of the Lamb”.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Curtis Lee Albritton and Lessie Mae Albritton; his step-mother, Arlynne Albritton; his wife, Sue Albritton; and his grandson, Shawn Michael Albritton.
Survivors include: his children, Craig Albritton and wife Kellye, Bryan Albritton and wife Maggie, and Mark Albritton and wife Linda; seven grandchildren, Meagan, Dallas, Dawson, Jonathan, Aaron, Zachary and Philip; and his sister, Juanita “Snookie” Sherrer.
Obituary, register book, and driving directions can be found on the internet page, at www.mcdonaldfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pathfinders Ministries, 87 Edmund Jones Road, Lumberton, MS 39455.