Manuel Brittain Obituary, Death – On November 20, 2022, Manuel Jerome Brittain, a resident of Morganton who had lived a full life and had reached the age of 90, passed away at the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Black Mountain. Manuel was devoted to his family as well as the congregation at his church; he spent the majority of his life serving God and his wife of 63 years, Eunice. Manuel was devoted to his family as well as the congregation at his church. Manuel Brittain was brought into this world by his late parents, Carl Jerome Brittain and Annie Chapman Brittain, on November 30th, 1931.

He was devoted to the Christian faith, and for a very long time, he had been a member of the Denton’s Chapel United Methodist Church. He took an incredible amount of pride in the fact that he had served in the United States Air Force for a total of twenty years. His wife, Eunice Waldrop Brittain, and his sister, Margaret Pugh, both passed away before he did. He was the last surviving member of their family. His passing came before theirs, which came before theirs. The only people who are able to continue his legacy and honor his memory are his siblings: Carl Richard Brittain (Linda) of Mt. Airy, Mable Bowers (Lee) of Pawley’s Island, South Carolina, and Emmett Brittain (Pattie) of Morganton.

The Reverend Jimmie “J.R.” Richards will preside over the funeral services that will be held in the Chapel of Kirksey Funeral Home on Saturday, November 26, at 12 p.m. The services will be held in memory of the deceased. The military rites that are to take place at the funeral are going to be carried out by the United States Air Force. Beginning one hour prior to the start of the service, family members will be present at the funeral home to meet and greet friends who have traveled to pay their respects. Following that, the funeral and burial will be held at Burke Memorial Park. Donations in memory of Denton’s Chapel United Methodist Church can be sent to the General Fund of the church, which is located at Route 8 Box 239 D, Morganton, North Carolina 28655.