Shirley Ann DeBrular Britton

Shirley Ann DeBrular Britton, 72, of Harrisville, W.Va., passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center.

Born in Parkersburg, on Oct. 16, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Charles Brady DeBrular and the late Oma Boyce DeBrular.

Mrs. Britton graduated from Doddridge County High School with the class of 1959. She then went on to graduate from Parkersburg Beauty College and owned and operated her own beauty salon in Ellenboro for many years. She was also a member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. In her spare time, she enjoyed crafts and spending time with friends and family.

She leaves behind her husband, Frank Britton of the home; two sons, James Michael “Mike” Hinton of Cairo, W.Va., and Charles William “Chuck” Hinton of Anderson, S.C.; step-son, Frank Britton, Jr. (Debbie) of Parkersburg; step-daughter, Michelle Britton Husbands of Reno, Nev.; triplet sisters, Helene Dodd and Eileen Barker, both of Pennsboro, W.Va., and Irene Cunningham of Harrisville, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Tyler Britton of Vienna, W.Va., Wade Bailey of Richmond, Va., Meagan Mains and Dalton Husbands, both of Akron, Ohio; and her faithful cocker spaniel, “Bailey”. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, James L. DeBrular.

The graveside service to celebrate and honor the life of Shirley will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at Harrisville I.O.O.F. Cemetery, with Rev. John Frum officiating. The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Ritchie County Humane Society, P.O. Box 194, Harrisville, WV 26362, or St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 320 E. Main St., Harrisville, WV 26362.

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