ANDALUSIA, AL — Ophelia Adams Albritton passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Born Feb. 6, 1919 in Red Level, Alabama, she was the youngest daughter of the late Benjamin and Emily Connell Adams. Mrs. Albritton attended the University of Alabama where she majored in Textile and Clothing Design. She married the late Marvin Albritton in 1941, and following her husband’s graduation from law school, she returned to Andalusia where she remained a vital force in her community and church. She used her artistry and vision to enhance numerous areas of public life, and these abilities can be seen in the steeple and porte-cochere of the First Presbyterian Church in Andalusia. A devoted wife, mother and faithful friend, Mrs. Albritton was a true lady, and her grace, kindness, and gentility touched all of those with whom she was acquainted.
The funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church in Andalusia, Alabama at 11 a.m. with interment to follow at Andalusia Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be in the church sanctuary from 10-10:30 a.m. prior to the services on Saturday.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dr. Kenneth and Emily (Albritton) Hill of Union, South Carolina; her granddaughter and husband, MAJ Christopher and Alice (Hill) Haas of Harker Heights, Texas; and a grandson, Benjamin C. Hill of Charleston, South Carolina.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donation be made to the First Presbyterian Church , 223 S. Three Notch St., Andalusia, AL 36420 or to the First Presbyterian Church, 101 W. South St., Union, S.C. 29379 or to a charity of one’s choice.
SR Holcombe Funeral Home