Almeta Albritton Frierson, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 13, 2014, with her family by her side.
Being raised in the Depression era, she worked hard all her life. Almeta worked many years at the former G. Pierce Wood Memorial Hospital in Arcadia, Fla., as a floor charge nurse, and also enjoyed working at a florist shop in Arcadia for a number of years. She was a lifelong resident of the Lily, Fla., community. Almeta was always involved in crafts of some kind, but her favorite pastime was fishing.
Almeta is survived by two sons and one daughter, Earl Frierson of Lily, Mildred Frierson White of the Lemon Grove, Fla., community, and Donald Frierson of Baker, Fla.; sister, Maxine Dawson of Brooksville, Fla.; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren, with two more on the way; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and special friend, Willie Neal Shine. She was preceded in death by her husband and father of her children, Jim Frierson; parents, the Rev. Sidney Albritton and “Bertie” Albritton; and sister, Vohrees Wiley.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until memorial services at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Union Baptist Church in Lily. The Rev. Albert Blum will officiate. Interment will be private.
Arrangements are by Robarts Family Funeral Home, Wauchula, Fla.