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Grace Lorena Albritton

January 25, 1924 - June 16, 2017

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Lorena Grace Abel Albritton, age 93, of Cypress, Texas, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 at her home.

Grace was born January 25, 1924 to Agnes Wilhemina (Roesler) and Joseph Abel in Wichita Falls, Texas. She married her husband of 69 years, James Dalton Albritton, on November 9, 1947.

Grace was a homemaker throughout her marriage. As a young woman she worked for Nabisco and as a title clerk. She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church for 76 years where she faithfully served as a member of...

Lorena Grace Abel Albritton, age 93, of Cypress, Texas, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 at her home.

Grace was born January 25, 1924 to Agnes Wilhemina (Roesler) and Joseph Abel in Wichita Falls, Texas. She married her husband of 69 years, James Dalton Albritton, on November 9, 1947.

Grace was a homemaker throughout her marriage. As a young woman she worked for Nabisco and as a title clerk. She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church for 76 years where she faithfully served as a member of the Dorcas Circle. This involved preparing the annual church Thanksgiving dinner, preparing food for families in the church who were experiencing deaths or family issues and many other service projects. She also served as a member of the Altar Guild. She was active in the PTA and served as a room mother for many years and was also a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts. She loved to travel across the United States and valued the importance of education which she instilled in her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was a second mother to her grandson Jeffrey and to other children in the community like her neighbors Ivan and Jimmy Barrera whom she helped with their homework.

Grace was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Abel; her mother and stepfather, Agnes Wilhemina and Lee Roy Taylor; her sister Lilly Reynolds and brothers Henry Abel and Raymond Abel.

Grace is survived by her husband, James Dalton Albritton; daughters Sandra Albritton El-Gamil and husband Alaa, and Cynthia Albritton; son Charles Albritton and wife Peggy. Her grandchildren are Jeffrey Albritton and wife Esther, Ashley Bratton and husband,Steve, Caitlyn Kirkland and husband Kris, Rachel Walker and husband Reagan, Yasmin El-Gamil and husband Mahmoud El-Gammal, Karim El-Gamil and Marwan El-Gamil. Great grandchildren include Celeste Albritton, Hali Albritton, Christopher Cervantes, Breanna Gonzalez, Corrinne Albritton, James Albritton, Barrett Bratton and Briley Bratton. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive visitors on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will immediately follow at Earthman Resthaven Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Albritton, Christopher Cervantes, Kris Kirkland, Reagan Walker, Gary Jones, Dominic Hurst, and Alaa El-Gamil. Honorary pallbearer is Ira John Williamson.