|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1917|
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 2005|
Published: Wednesday, April 6, 2005 4:08 PM CDT in the Willcox Range News, Willcox, Arizona.
Glenna Virginia Watkins Briggs 1917-2005
Glenna Virginia Watkins Briggs died peacefully Sunday March 30, 2005, at her home in Tucson.
She was born in Ralls, Texas, on Jan. 1, 1917, to Charles W. and Emma (Duncan) Watkins. On June 15, 1935, she married Alton A. Briggs in Petersburg, Texas.
Early in their marriage they lived in Houston, where all four of their children were born.
After moving to Lubbock, Texas, Glenna became a successful realtor and participated in many professional and civic organizations. She was one of the founding members of the Ladies Auxiliary for Lubbock Christian College.
In 1965, she retired from her business and moved with her husband to Willcox, where they were engaged in farming. For the past three years, she has lived in Tucson.
Glenna was a member of the J-Six Church of Christ and as a lifelong devoted Christian, she touched many lives.
She is survived by three sons, Alton A. "Tony" Briggs (Mary Ann), of Scottsdale, Michael W. Briggs (Nancye) of Tucson, and Stephen D. Briggs (Bernie) of Willcox; and one daughter, Glenna Virginia "Jendy" Gamblin (Wayne) of Las Vegas, Nev.; along with 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; and one brother Arthur B. Watkins of San Antonio, Texas; and many nephews and nieces.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband Alton, who died on June 25, 1992, and four brothers and four sisters.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 9, at 11 a.m., at J-Six Church of Christ in Benson.
Her cremains will be interred at City of Lubbock Cemetery next to her husband.
Alton Alfred Briggs (1915 - 1992)
Alton Anthony Briggs (1937 - ____)*
Michael Wayne Briggs (1939 - ____)*
Stephen Douglas Briggs (1943 - ____)*
Glenna Virginia Briggs Gamblin (1945 - ____)*
MARRIED JUNE 15, 1935
City of Lubbock Cemetery
Plot: G 1
Maintained by: Michael Briggs
Originally Created by: David Sifford
Record added: Dec 26, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8209534