Posted: Mon 12:35 PM, Feb 11, 2013
Funeral Home: T.W. Crow & Son Funeral Home
Holice Depp Britt, age 88, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.
The Allen County native was the son of the late William Isaac “Dink” Britt and Nora Alice Wood Britt. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Patty Britt, Bessie Jenkins, Ruby Barger, Pauline Minick and Fannie Britt and by his brothers, Drury, Travis, Elbert Edward, Jonas, Glen, Jess, Floyd and Carl Edward. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Depp was a member of the Dover Missionary Baptist Church, serving as Sunday School Superintendent and Song Leader for over 50 years. He was the president for the Allen County Singing Convention for over 38 years, chairman of the board of trustees for the Tabernacle and had been very active in many other civic and community organizations. Depp was a barber by trade and a musician at heart. He served as Allen County Sheriff from 1962-65 and then became state investigator for the Department of Public Advocacy, where he retired.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Britt of Scottsville, and two sons, Depp Britt Jr. of Memphis, Tenn., and William Carlton “Bill” Britt of Nashville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation begins at noon today at the T.W. Crow & Son Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Scottsville Baptist Church, with burial in the Dover Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Dover Church Building Fund.