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Billie Marie "Dot" Britt, 90, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018. She was born May 9, 1927 to Willie W. Gipson and Zora (Cates) Gipson in Waldron, Arkansas. Dot went back to high school and graduated in 1960. She was married to Don Tucker for 30 years until his death. Later Dot married Bo Britt and was married to him for 10 years.
Dot worked at a laundromat and later retired in 1970 from the Naval Depot after working there for 10 years. She worked hard all her life on the farm along with raising her family. She loved her family very much and loved taking care of them. Dot was a member of the Baptist Church in Coweta, Oklahoma for many years. She was very proud of her daughter and her success in owning Anna's Coffee Cup Café. Dot loved living at Eastgate Village and enjoyed how nice the staff was to her. Dot will always be remembered as a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Willie W. Gipson and Zora Gipson; husband, Don Tucker; husband, Bo Britt; daughters Janet (Smith) Tucker, and Susie Bedford; son, Bill Tucker; sister, Peggy Gipson; brothers, David Gipson, Rex Cecil Gipson, Mickinney Gipson and James Gipson; step-daughter, Coleen McKeefer; son-in-law, Jerry Tucker; grandchildren, Stoney Tucker and Dana Tucker.
Dot is survived by her daughter, Peggy Lusti and husband Rodd; son, Anthony Tucker; sister, Artie Britt; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.
A celebration of Dot's life will be 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel with Dot's grandson, Pastor Dusty McKeefer officiating. Interment will be at Moore Cemetery with Jerry Tucker, Darren Tucker, Randy Bedford, Justin Tucker, Troy Smith and Levi Maxwell serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Rodd Lusti and Bobby Miller.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 N. York St, Muskogee, OK. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.
Published on January 29, 2018
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