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Colie Lewis Britton

Colie Lewis Britton, 56, of Ocala passed away peacefully at home in his sleep on Friday, January 1, 2021. Colie was born on June 22, 1964 in Clarksdale, MS.

Colie retired from Yandle Building Materials.

Mr. Colie Britton leaves to cherish his memories, his wife Carol Britton; two daughters: Nshae Banks (Willie) and Erica Cobarris (Jamel); mother: Mary Britton; seven sisters: Carol Jordan (Earl), Loretta Golden (Johnny), Margaret Lathan (Charles), Bertha Brown, Josie Britton (Bobby), Patricia Chatman (Abe), Yolanda Brewton (Michael); two brothers: Melvin Lewis (Sonya) and John Britton.

Public viewing on Friday January 15, 2021 from 1:00pm until 6:00pm at Summers Funeral Home, 2238 NW 10th St, Ocala, Fl. 34475

Celebration of Life for Mr. Colie Lewis Britton will be at United Holiness Church of Christ Deliverance Center, 1642 NW 3rd Street Ocala, FL. 34475 on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 3:00 PM.

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