Howard Ernest Tritt

Resident of Suches

Mr. Howard Ernest Tritt, age 100, of Suches, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017.

Mr. Tritt was born on November 18, 1916 and was a native and lifelong resident of Suches.  He was preceded in death by his wife Audrey Woody Tritt; mother Addie Tritt Davis; and brothers Willard Tritt and Vernon Tritt.  He and his beloved wife Audrey owned and operated Tritt’s Country Store in Suches, GA for many years.  The store was a favorite stopping place for hunters, fishermen, and travelers. They both had a love for hunting, fishing and the outdoors.  He was a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughters Linda Tritt White, Suches; Carol Tritt Gooch, Suches;  grandchildren Tommy White, Patrick White, Mimi White, and Laura Gooch; great grandchildren Hannah White, Haley Sosebee, Cameron White, and Lydia White.

Funeral services were held Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church.  The Rev. Gerald Edmondson officiated.  Interment followed in the church cemetery.  

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega.

Second Slider: 

The Dahlonega Nugget

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812