|Birth: ||Feb. 14, 1925|
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 2011|
Stilwell - Betty Jean Briggs, 86, Briggs IGA co-owner, died Wednesday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home Chapel. (Tulsa World)
Betty Jean Briggs, daughter of Jim Bateman and Ollie "Tisher" Bateman, was born on February 14, 1925 in Stilwell, Oklahoma and passed from this life on March 30, 2011 in Stilwell, Oklahoma at the age of 86 years, 1 month and 16 days.
She married J.D. on February 10, 1942 and the Lord granted them over 69 years together on this earth. Betty was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church. J.D. and Betty were owners of Briggs IGA for many years. Betty was a pillar of the Stilwell Community. She touched many lives through her church and her work at the store. Betty was a warm, giving person. She will be remembered and loved by all who were blessed to have known her.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Jim and Ollie Bateman, brothers: Bill, Wayne, Jay and Homer Bateman and Linnie Fields.
Betty is survived by a loving family that includes her husband: J.D. Briggs of the home in Stilwell, OK, Raymond Briggs and wife Janet of Tulsa, OK, grandsons: Travis Briggs and wife Laura of Dallas, TX, Connor Briggs of Tulsa, Clint Briggs and wife Stephanie of Tulsa, great grandchildren: Lucas, Olivia and Helena Briggs of Dallas, TX, Caroline and Baron Briggs of Tulsa, siblings: Bob Bateman of Stilwell, Jack Bateman of Ft. Smith, AR, Leta Mae Allred of Dutch Mills, AR. She is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2011 at Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home with Bro. Hubert Sponsler officiating. Interment followed at Stilwell City Cemetery under the direction of Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
John Dewitt Briggs (1923 - 2011)
Created by: OkieBran
Record added: Mar 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67693039
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