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Edna Rosemary Dawson Briggs
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1919
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 2010


The Oklahoman

Oklahoma Deaths: Sunday: August 22, 2010


Briggs, Edna Rosemary (Dawson), 90, died Friday. Graveside services 1 p.m. Tuesday, Wanette Cemetary (Walker, Shawnee).


Shawnee News-Star

August 23, 2010

SHAWNEE, Okla. Edna Rosemary (Dawson) Briggs was born Dec. 10, 1919 to William Edward and Iva Marie (King) Dawson in Wanette, Okla. She graduated from Wanette High School in 1937. On Dec. 10, 1938 she married D.A. Briggs also of Wanette. After living in Wanette and Oklahoma City, where her husband worked at Douglas Aircraft, they moved of Weleetka and lived for twenty one years and raised their two daughters.
In 1971 they moved ot Stillwater where Mr. Briggs was a Production Manager for Thomas N. Berry Oil Co. They lived there until 1982 when he retired and they moved to Ripley, Okla. They were members of the Ripley United Methodist Church and she was active in the Ripley Senior Citizen. In 1999 they moved to Cushing. They also enjoyed activities at Cushing Senior Citizens and lived there until 2005 when they moved to Shawnee because of their age and her husbands bad health. On Oct. 3, 2007 she lost her husband after 69 years of marriage.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters and one brother.
Survivors include two daughters, Patsy Hodge and husband Tom of Oklahoma City and Donna Harjo and husband Bill of Sapulpa; four grandchildren, David Hodge and wife Wendy of Oklahoma City, Dean Hodge and wife Jana of Moore, Kristie Harjo of Sapulpa and Brian Harjo and wife Tina of Sapulpa; four great-grandchildren, Jackson Daniel Hodge, McKenzie Hodge, Britton Hodge, and Will Harjo; brother, Jack Dawson and wife Rosie of Shawnee; sister-in-law, Mrs. O.W. Ward of Palestine, Texas and LaVerne Dawson of Wanette; numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, at Wanette Cemetery in Wanette under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.
Family links: 
  William Edward Dawson (1892 - 1968)
  Iva Marie King Dawson (1894 - 1990)
  D. A. Briggs (1916 - 2007)
  Edna Rosemary Dawson Briggs (1919 - 2010)
  Wanda Ruth Dawson Burton (1922 - 2007)*
  Billy Joe Dawson (1924 - 1959)*
  Jacquelee Dawson Lusk (1930 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Wanette Cemetery
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Lot 179 Block 23
Created by: Mindy
Record added: Aug 23, 2010
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Edna Rosemary <i>Dawson</i> Briggs
Added by: Mindy
Edna Rosemary <i>Dawson</i> Briggs
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I never knew her first name was Edna. Love you Aunt Rosemary.
- Donette (Lusk) Alexander
 Added: Jan. 30, 2013

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