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Osjetea Gant Briggs
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Birth: Dec. 14, 1917
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 2002
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA

Groesbeck Journal Online
April 2002

Osjetea Briggs, 84, of Palestine and formerly of Groesbeck, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2002 in Palestine.

Graveside services were conducted at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, in Faulkenberry Cemetery.

Miss Briggs was born December 14, 1917 to Simeon Singleton and Docia Augusta (Gant) Briggs. She was a writer and photographer and has written many articles for newspapers.

Miss Briggs was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters: Viola Wiley Thomas, Minnie Lee Stewart and Maggie Olive Briggs; three brothers: Randall, Roland and Roy Briggs.

She is survived by several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Museum for East Texas Culture, 400 Micheaux Ave., Palestine, TX 75801; Anderson County Humane Society, Palestine or the Cartmell Home, 2212 W. Regan, Palestine, TX 75801.

Groesbeck Funeral Home was in charge on arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Simeon S. Briggs (1877 - 1974)
  Docia A. Briggs (1894 - 1969)
 
Burial:
Faulkenberry Cemetery
Groesbeck
Limestone County
Texas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: M. J. Soto
Record added: Apr 17, 2002
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