Brittany Hedwig Etheridge

Published 9:14 am Monday, January 16, 2012

Brittany Hedwig Etheridge of Atmore, Alabama took her last breath in a peace-filled monment late in the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, a full twenty-two days before her twenty-second birthday.

She was a 2008 graduate of Escambia County High School in Atmore, Alabama and a student at Faulkner State community college in Bay Minette, Alabama, where she had one clasr remaining before completion of an associates degree in pursuit of a future career as an accountant.

Brittany always sought and shared beauty and will be remembered as a lover of life who graced hearts with joy and happiness.  She fought leukemia with grace and unrelenting determination.

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She was preceded in her journey by three grandparents one cousin and two paternal uncles.

She is survivored by her mother, Evelyn Etheridge: her father, Jimmy Etheridge: one brother, James Bernard Etheridge: her paternal grandfather, Alton Etheridge: seven aunts: six uncles: eighteen cousins: and many other family and friends.

A funeral Mass was celebrated for her on Friday Jan. 13, 2012 at 10 a.m. from the St.Roberts Bellarmine Church in Atmore, Alabama by Father Jan Zagorski, her former pastor, with Father Gordon Milstead, acting as Master of Ceremonies. Interment will follow in Oak Hill cemetery.

Rosary will be at 6PM Thursday evening January 12, 2012 from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc in charge of all arrangements.