Britton

October 4, 1987 ~ October 9, 2021

Born in: Glasgow, KY
Resided in: Brooksville, Florida

Britton Shawn Jeffries, age 34 of Brooksville, Florida, formerly of Edmonton, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021. Britt was born October 4, 1987 and is the son of Terry and Marsha Irwin Jeffries of Edmonton who survive.
Britt is a 2006 graduate of Metcalfe County High School. A 2011 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Ministries and a minor in Communication. In school Britt ran track, but devoted his life to ministry and the love of God.
Britt served at numerous churches and ministries during his young life, and was always willing to go wherever he felt the Lord leading. He served as youth pastor at Barnett’s Creek United Methodist Church, Monticello United Methodist Church, Glasgow Bible Church, and Columbia Church of the Nazarene. He served as senior pastor at Warsaw United Methodist Church. Britt also served in various ministry capacities at Lindsey Wilson College’s campus LIFE ministry, Bearwallow United Methodist Church, Vineyard Community Church Palm Beaches, and Vinelife Christian Church. Everywhere he went Britt loved and cared for others, encouraging them in their faith and relationship with God.
Britt married the love of his life Ruth Johanna Olson on June 2, 2012. It was Ruth he adored, admired and loved with all his heart. From the time they met until his passing, Ruth was always by his side supporting whatever came his way.
Besides his wife and parents, Britt is survived by two sisters: Angela (Todd) Fisher of Horse Cave, Kentucky and Missy (Larry) Lemmon of Knifley, Kentucky. Father in law Scott (Allison) Olson of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Mother in law LaVonia Olson of Cut Bank, Montana. Sisters in law: Elizabeth (Timothy) Greene of Ocala, Florida; Esther Olson of Glasgow, Kentucky; and Anna Olson of Ft. Worth, Texas. Brothers in law: Phillip (Helmi) Olson of Livingston, Tennessee and Daniel (Joanna) Olson of Reynosa, Mexico. Britt is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Britt will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 16 at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with interment in the Asbury Center Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Friday, October 15 from 4:30 PM until 8:00 PM and Saturday, October 16 after 9:00 AM until time of service. Services will also be live streamed on Butler Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Mr. Jeffries. Please share your stories of Britt and messages of condolence with the family at www.butlermemorials.com.

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  1. Britt was an amazing man of God and I was so privileged to have the opportunity to know him. Will continue praying for his wife, Ruth and the rest of family to have peace and comfort.

  2. we loved Britt, my husband wasn’t a church goer but took Britt and Ruth out to eat several times. I think he would have gotten my husband into church if he had stayed longer. The world lost a truly great man. So sorry.

    Brenda and
    Sonny Hawkins

  3. I am sorry to hear about the passing of your sweet husband, son, brorher, etc. Britt was so very young and had so much to offer to his family and friends. He is going to be missed. May God bless you all and help you through your time of grief.

  4. So sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort for all the loved ones during this difficult time & the days ahead. Julia and Michael Ford

  5. The world truly did lose someone special. Prayers and thoughts for the family. Rest well Britt and know you will be missed!

  6. The world truly did lose someone special. Prayers and thoughts of comfort for the family. Rest well Britt. Know that you will Be truly missed!

  7. DEAR JERRY AND MARSHA:
    I AM SO SORRY ABOUT BRITT. I REMEMBER HIM FROM A LITTLE BOY WHEN YOU LIVED ON 314. I AM SO GLAD HE HASWERED THE CALL AND GOT TO SERVE.
    I AM GLAD I KNEW HIM.
    THE LORD BLESS YOU AND KEEP YOU.
    JAMES S. WALLACE

  8. Dear Marsha and Terry,
    So sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers.
    Lots of love,

    Jim and Francesca

  9. Ruth and Family we are thinking of you and praying for you through these hard times. We love you

  10. We are so very sorry for your loss
    Please know your family is in our thoughts & prayers🙏🙏🙏
    Teri & James Robert Poynter

  11. My deepest condolences to Briit’s family and to his wife, Ruth. Thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sadness.
    Heather Smith

  12. I met Britt at the national Vineyard Conference in Dayton Ohio. He was very encouraging and excepting of everyone and carried the Love of Jesus with him. I will miss him and eagerly look forward to seeing him in heaven. Love and prayers to Ruth and his family

  13. We’re so sorry for your loss. I know Britt is no longer suffering though and He gets to be with our Lord & Savior. We’ll never forget how much Britt grew in the last year and quite a few laughs we had as a home group! Praying for comfort and peace for you, Ruth, and the rest of the family as you grieve! Sending our love!

  14. Marsha and family – my prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.. May you find peace wrapped in the arms of Our Lord!

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