OBITUARY: Earl Scott Britton


Earl Scott Britton, 96, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at The Residence at Alive Hospice in Nashville.

Mr. Britton was born April 9, 1926, in Cedar Hill to the late George Thomas and Thadie Elizabeth Cox Britton.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean War era. Mr. Britton was a retired mail carrier with the Cedar Hill Post Office, a lifelong member of Porter’s Chapel United Methodist Church, and a member of the American Legion.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Evelyn Herndon Stamps Britton, by his brothers: Gilbert Thomas Britton, Bailey Marshall Britton, John William Britton, and Robert Harold Britton, by his sisters: Nellie Britton Herndon Anderson, Virginia Britton Edgin, and Elizabeth Britton Baker, and by his buddy: Keith Schultz.

Mr. Britton is survived by his brother: Joe S. Britton of Concord, NC, by his nephews: Thomas Wayne Britton and wife Mary Ann of Charleston, SC, and Fred E. Britton and wife Mary E. of Hendersonville, by his nieces: Paula S. Wright of Portland and Pamela B. Schultz of Springfield, by his stepchildren: Clarence Stamps, Jr. and wife Paula of Rock Island, TN, and Patricia J. Kitchen and husband Doug of Nashville, by a step-grandchild, a step great-grandchild, and by several other nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 25th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Rebekah Rochte Votral officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Wayne Britton, Fred E. Britton, Daniel Baker, David Baker, Phil Sneed, and Jamie Herndon serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Porter’s Chapel United Methodist Church or to Alive Hospice. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.


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