Barbara Lee Britton-Walls of Potosi, Missouri, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 2, 2019, having reached the age of eighty-five years, nine months and eight days. She was born on August 25, 1933 at Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the late Denzel Lee Osburn and the late Bertha (Smith) Osburn.
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On August 23, 1952, Barb was united in marriage to Alfred J. Britton son of Rev. John Britton and Allie (Wilkinson) Britton and they enjoyed over forty-three years together. After Al's passing on May 16, 1996, Barb later was united in marriage to Henry "Jack" Walls on June 30, 2002.
In addition to her parents, Barb was preceded in death by her first husband, Al Britton; second husband, Jack Walls; brother and sister-in-law: Charles and Judie Osburn; daughter-in-law, Pamela (Hochstatter) Britton; also preceding her in death are many special brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
She is survived by her son, Ronald L. Britton and wife Myra; step son, Wayne Walls Sr. and wife Rose; step daughter, Diana Engler; two grandchildren: Erica Peddi; Justin Dayton and wife Jessica; five great grandchildren: Elizabeth, Leslie, Jaelyn, Mason, and Memphis; step great grandchildren: Gavin and Kayde; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law: Dr. Jack and Erma Holley; Ava Gay Britton; Don and Madeline Britton; also surviving are nieces and nephews, church family and many dear friends.
Barb was saved at a very young age and lived her life for Christ. She was a wonderful example of a Christian wife, mother and grandmother. She loved having family time and gatherings. In addition, Barb always enjoyed having guests come to swim in her pool. She would sit outside and enjoy their company. It made her day. She had a very loving relationship with many friends and family. Barb will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 5-8 PM and Thursday, June 6, from 9-11 AM at the DeClue Funeral Home.
A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 11 AM held in the DeClue Memorial Chapel with Elder Leonard Compton officiating. Assisting will be Pastor Rick Posey and Pastor H. Wayne Isgriggs. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pam Britton Memorial or Caring Hearts PRC. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Interment will follow in the Redbud Memorial Gardens. Funeral arrangements were respectfully entrusted to the care and direction of the DeClue Funeral Home.