|Birth: ||Oct. 31, 1901|
|Death: ||Dec. 29, 1988|
Son of Brice Blair BRIGGS and Elizabeth Martha SHIELDS. Married first to Tressa K. Taylor who was the mother of son, Bruce H. BRIGGS. Teressa died 3 December 1957. Married second to Hulda Louise GRIFFITH who died 18 May 1998, just 7 months before Sherman.
Mr. Briggs, 87, formerly of Fostoria, Tyrone RD 2, died at 5:25 a.m. today, Dec. 29, 1988, at Epworth Manor, Tyrone. Mr. Briggs retired as a clerk from the Pennsylvania Railroad in June 1967, after 48 years' service. He was born Oct. 31, 1901, in Bellwood, the son of Brice B. and Martha E. (Shields) Briggs, and was twice married: first on June 23, 1923, in New Florence, to Teressa K. Taylor, who died Dec. 3, 1957, and then on Sept. 16, 1960, in Hollidaysburg, to Hulda L. Griffith. Surviving are his wife of Bellwood, a son, Bruce H. of Fort Myers, Fla.; two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Eva Kurtz of Bellwood. Mr. Briggs was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Bellwood, where he was a former member of the board of trustees, former Sunday school superintendent, former custodian and Sunday school teacher. He was a member of the Pioneer Sunday school class. He was also a member of the Tyrone Lodge, F&AM, and AARP. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Bellwood.
Altoona, Blair Co., PA
29 December 1988
Brice Blair Briggs (1866 - 1910)
Elizabeth Martha Shields Briggs (1870 - 1949)
Teressa K. Taylor Briggs (1904 - 1957)
Nellie L. Wicker Griffith (1890 - 1980)
Logan Valley Cemetery
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Feb 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17765491
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