Funeral services for Madge Rae Allbritton, age 92, of Harrisonburg will be held 2:00 PM Sunday June 6, 2021 from the sanctuary of Birds Creek Baptist Church at Harrisonburg with Brother Mike Boyd officiating. Interment will follow in the Heard Cemetery at Manifest with services under direction of Riser & Son Funeral Home of Columbia. Visitation will be at the church on Sunday from 1:00 PM to time of service at 2:00 PM.
Mrs. Allbritton was born on September 23, 1928 at Harrisonburg, Louisiana to the union of her parents, John Wesley and Gussie Madge Morris Cruse and passed from this life on May 31, 2021 at her residence in Harrisonburg. She was preceded in death by her parents; by her husband, Charles B. Allbritton, Jr.; her brother and sister-in-law, Lamar and Bobbie Cruse; her sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie and Robert Oliphant; brother-in-law, Joe Holloway; and her daughter-in-law, Joy Allbritton.She enjoyed gardening, cooking, quilting, sewing and was an excellent family farmer's wife. Mrs. Allbritton was a charter member of Bird's Creek Baptist Church in Harrisonburg.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Nelda Franklin (Bobby) of Brandon, MS; her son, John Wayne Allbritton (Karen) of Harrisonburg, LA; her grandsons: Wesley Allbritton (Becky) Magnolia, TX, Benjamin Allbritton of Harrisonburg, LA, Caleb Franklin (Joy) of Sicily Island, LA, and Winston Franklin of Ringgold, GA; granddaughter, Elizabeth Franklin of Denham Springs, LA ; step-grandson, Joseph Edwards of Harrisonburg, LA; great-granddaughters: Macey Allbritton of Magnolia, TX, Ava Allbritton of Harrisonburg, LA, and Avery Franklin of Sicily Island, LA; and her sister-in-law, Betty Jean Holloway of Harrisonburg, LA.
The Allbritton Family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Heart of Hospice, and a special 'Thank You” to Helen Toliver who was not only a caregiver but a very special family friend.
Serving as pallbearers will be Benjamin Allbritton, Caleb Franklin, Teal Carpenter, Lee Litton, Will Colvin, Kirby Colvin, Mark Holloway, and James Aplin.
Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.