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Sandra Gail Britnell

November 2, 1947 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Sandra Gail Britnell Obituary

          Funeral services for Sandra Gail Britnell, 76, of Lufkin, will be held Sunday, January 14, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin with Chaplain Mike Norsworthy officiating. Interment will follow at Attoyac Cemetery in San Augustine.

          Ms. Britnell was born on November 2, 1947, to  the late Clarence Edmond Britnell and Abbie Edna (Stringer) Britnell, and died Wednesday, January 10, 2024, in Lufkin.

          Sandra was born in Nacogdoches, Texas and was of Baptist Faith. After relocating the family lived in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana where Sandra was educated in Sulphur, Louisiana schools. After graduation in 1965, she was employed at Cameron Telephone Company where she was appointed to the position of secretary to the president/CEO and ultimately as Executive Assistant. Sandra retired after 45 years in that position and made her home in Lufkin, Texas. She was a kind person who never said cutting remarks towards anyone. Sandra enjoyed taking care of cats and took in stray cats often. She loved traveling, especially to see her brothers. Sandra’s yard was full of flowers, as she loved growing them.

          Mrs. Britnell is survived by her brothers Albert Britnell of Goose Creek, SC, and Bobby Britnell of Lufkin, TX.

          She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Lenda Jean Britnell; as well as a host of aunts, uncles, and many beloved cousins.

          Pallbearers will be Mackie McCary, Stephen Dent, Kenny Modisette, Elizabeth Britnell, Richard McCary, and Roger Wall.

          Special memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601.

          Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, January 13, 2024, at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin.

          Shafer Funeral Home, Lufkin directors.


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January 13, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Shafer Funeral Home
600 N. John Redditt Dr.
Lufkin, TX 75904-0353

Funeral Service
January 14, 2024

2:00 PM
Shafer Funeral Home
600 N. John Redditt Dr.
Lufkin, TX 75904-0353

Interment following funeral service
January 14, 2024

Attoyac Cemetery
FM 3316
San Augustine, TX 75972


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