Why Choose Albritton Funeral Directors?

That question is easily answered. LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED is not just a slogan we advertise. Jim Albritton and Karen Albritton live in the Tifton area and are involved in ALL day to day operations of the funeral home. Jim is a graduate of The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, which is the leader in the country in mortuary science and death education. He is FULLY LICENSED by the state of Georgia and is accredited by the National Board of Funeral Service. Jim is a member of the Georgia Funeral Directors Association and the Independent Funeral Directors of Georgia. His wife Karen is an Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College graduate, a licensed Georgia insurance agent, and a licensed Georgia funeral service apprentice.

The staff at Albritton Funeral Directors provides closely planned and organized services. We care enough to offer only the highest quality of caskets and vaults. Our reputation has never been based on being the Oldest Firm, but has been built solidly on the highest standards offered in mortuary arts and sciences. It is important to us at Albritton Funeral Directors that our cremations are done at a funeral home location with full time, experienced, licensed funeral directors performing the cremation. This choice is not based on convenience for us but on what is best for the families we serve.

Rest assured the decision to trust Albritton Funeral Directors will be one you and your family will never regret.

Albritton Funeral Directors Staff includes: Mrs. Virlin W. Phillips, Bobby Usry, Emory C. McMillan, J.R. McCook, Horace Baldree, Stewart Adams, Karen B. Albritton, Jim Albritton LFD, Harold Abbott, Melody Johnson, Tommy Norton, Diane Touchton and Grave Opening & Closings by Jeff Crosby & Sons.

James (Jim) R. Albritton, LFD

 Jim Albritton has been a licensed embalmer and funeral director in Tifton for many years. Coming to Tifton in 1981, he is a graduate of Mercer University’s College of Liberal Arts in Macon, Georgia, and a cum laude graduate of The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in Cincinnati, Ohio. Jim is certified by the National Board of Funeral Service. He is married to the former Karen Bryan and they have two daughters, Madeline born in 1997 and Millicent born in 1999.

Jim and his family are members of Northside Baptist Church, where he has served several terms as a Deacon. Currently, he is serving on the board of directors for Hospice of Tift Area.