Willie James Briggs, Jr

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Willie James Briggs, Jr

  • Birth 18 Oct 1919 Morrilton, Conway County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 10 Aug 2005 Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Vian, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 14164332

Willie James Briggs Jr, 85, of Vian, Oklahoma died Wednesday, August 10, 2005, in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He was born October 8, 1919 in Morrilton, Arkansas. He was a truck driver, a Christian and Army veteran.

Funeral was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Vian with burial at Rose Lawn Cemetery in Vian under the direction of Agent Funeral Home of Sallisaw.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter/ three sons; four sisters; Geraldine, Martha, Amy, and Bernice; two brothers, L.V. Briggs of Vian, Oklahoma and Ripple Briggs, Sr, of Tulsa, Oklahoma; 50 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Information was contributed to Find A Grave by Tonia Holleman if you have any additional information or corrections you can contact Tonia at toniah904@aol.com.

Addition information supplied by Johnie Briggs-Taylor a niece.


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  • Created by: Ronald Walton
  • Added: 4 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14164332
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willie James Briggs, Jr (18 Oct 1919–10 Aug 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14164332, citing Rose Lawn Vian South Cemetery, Vian, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Ronald Walton (contributor 9245992) .