The Lord called Lois Knight Melton Britt age 91 of Lawrenceville, GA, home on Wednesday January 28, 2015. Lois lived a long and full life. She enjoyed her family and they all loved her dearly. She grew up in the Harbins Community near Dacula and graduated from Dacula High School in 1941. She worked as long as her health would permit, retiring at the age of 77 from her final job at J.C.’s Biscuits Restaurant. Lois was preceded in death by her parents Dewey and Pearlie Knight, her brother Ernest Paul Knight, her sister Ruby Knight Edwards, her first husband John Chester Melton and her second husband William Austin Britt. She is survived by her sons Ernest Melton and his wife Delane Melton, Ricky Melton and his wife Helen Melton, Mike Britt and his wife Brenda Britt, Rick Britt and his wife Dale Britt, Joe Britt, Kenneth Britt’s wife Darlene Britt, brother, James Dewey Knight and wife Winky, and sister-in-laws, Blanche Knight, Nuel Melton and Catherine Lay. She is also survived by many loving Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Dr. Lamar Holley officiating. Interment to follow at 2:00 P.M. at Gwinnett Memorial Park. Family will receive friends on Friday, January 30, 2015 from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. Online condolences can be expressed at  

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  1. Granny Britt was full of life until her very last days. Gary and I remember tagging along to family functions as teenagers where Granny Britt would feed us and treat us like her own. You could always find her with that big smile on her face (Earnest has it now ;-). She was truly an inspiration-and I pray that I will be as active at 91!! We are thinking of you all and praying that you will find peace in the wonderful memories of her.

  2. Lois, was such a wonderful, kind and beautiful lady. So very special. A lot of special memories of her. My prayers are with the family now as they move ahead in the coming days. Heaven gained an amazing angel when they got Lois.

  3. Ernest and Ricky and family, so sorry to hear about your mom. Becky was talking to her aunt this afternoon and learned about your moms passing. We are very sorry about this. Becky always talks about the good times when she and David were growing up. Becky will call David as he lives in Raleigh NC. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

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