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Esther Murphy Briggs
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Birth: Oct. 20, 1914
Davidson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 2011
Randolph County
North Carolina, USA

KERNERSVILLE Mrs. Esther Murphy Briggs, 96, passed away on Sunday October 2nd, 2011 at Westwood Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Briggs was born October 20th, 1914 in Davidson County, a daughter to the late John Albert and Eula Clodfelter Murphy. A resident of this area all her life, she was a graduate of High Point High School and life-long member of Lebanon United Methodist Church, the Ladies Class and United Methodist Women. She had been employed by Jacobs Men's Shop and afterwards did clothing alterations from her home. She loved her church, family gatherings, fishing and making her famous cheese rings. Everyone knew her as "Granny". On December 24th, 1932 she married Horace B. Briggs who preceded her in death in 1984. Also preceding her in death were four brothers, three sisters and three grandsons.

Surviving is her two daughters, Doris Lee Briggs of the home and Carol Briggs Ingram of Greensboro; two sons, Kenneth Briggs and wife June of Blue Springs MS and Gene Briggs and wife Donnie of Kernersville; sixteen grandchildren and twenty four great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of the Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point with Rev. Pat Dixon and Rev. Ardis Payne officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Garden Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Allen Ingram Scholarship Fund c/o Methodist Theological School, 3081 Columbus Pike Delaware OH 43015. On-line condolences may be made through

Published in the High Point Enterprise-4 OCT 2011

Floral Garden Memorial Park
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Polly Fry Hagerman
Record added: Oct 04, 2011
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Esther <i>Murphy</i> Briggs
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