Mercedes Hubbell (Knipping) Britt, 91, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on May 10, 2017. She was born on January 8, 1926 to Joseph and Anna Knipping in Galveston Texas. She married Marius Hubbell in Galveston, Texas and was happily married until his death in 1982. Together they had 7 children, 19 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Seven years after Marius’ passing, she met and married George Britt. They were happily married for 23 years, until his death in 2010. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Her hobbies included baking, knitting, sewing and embroidery. She made many beautiful garments for her family and was known for her meticulous heirloom pieces. Her legacy of love, family and friends will forever live in the hearts of those who knew her.
Mercedes was also preceded in death by her parents; son, John; and brother, Carl.
She is survived by Marius Jr (wife, Virginia), Kathleen (husband, Sven), Carl (wife, Renee), Barbara (David), Patrick (wife, Lisa), Thomas (wife, Stephanie); 19 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; many family members and friends. She will also be missed by her beloved Bichon Frise, Fluffy, who was her constant companion.
A celebration of her life will be at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Jeter Memorial Funeral Home, 311 N Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, TX 77546, with funeral services at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery, 21620 Gulf Freeway, Webster, TX 77598.
Condolences can be made to the family in care of Jeter Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.