|Birth: ||May 31, 1890|
|Death: ||Feb. 26, 1971|
Daughter of John Watson DEAN and Anna PROUGH. Wife of Robert Merble BRIGGS. Mother of Anna Fowler, Ruth Newcomer, Robert Watson, Helen Showalter, Dorothy Corbin and Richard Thomas.
Mrs. Della D. Briggs, 79, formerly of 1025 Mifflin Street, Huntingdon, and recently a guest of the Valley View Nursing, Belleville, died at the nursing home at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 1971. She was born May 31, 1891 in Juniata Township, Huntingdon County, a daughter of J. Watson and Annie (Prough) Dean. She was married to Robert M. Briggs who is deceased. Surviving are the following children: Mrs. Alex (Anna) Fowler, Pitcairn; Mrs. James (Ruth) Newcomb, Huntingdon; Mrs. Marshall (Helen) Showalter, Huntingdon, and Richard P. Briggs, Orbisonia. Ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren survive. Two children, Robert W. Briggs and Mrs. Dorothy Corbin preceded her in death. The deceased was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She had been a member of the Fifteenth Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon and the Confer Sunday School class. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 1 at 2 p.m. from the Peters funeral home, Huntingdon. Interment will be made in the Riverview Cemetery with the Rev. Rayvon Hlliard, her pastor, officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 until 9 p.m. on Sunday.
Robert Merble Briggs (1891 - 1935)
Virginia Ruth Briggs Newcombe (1914 - 2004)*
Robert Watson Briggs (1917 - 1959)*
Helen M. Briggs Showalter (1920 - 1981)*
Dorothy Mae Briggs Corbin (1922 - 1959)*
Richard Thomas Briggs (1926 - 1977)*
Plot: Section 16-293
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Jun 02, 2006
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