Glenna Ruth <I>Wrate</I> Briggs

Glenna Ruth Wrate Briggs

Birth
Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Death 29 Apr 2012 (aged 92)
Bloomingdale, Van Buren County, Michigan, USA
Burial Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Plot bcmp-h-27-4f next to her second husband.
Memorial ID 90887192 · View Source
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Glenna Ruth (Wrate) Briggs, 92, of Battle Creek passed away peacefully on April 29, 2012 at Meadow Woods Nursing Center in Bloomingdale.
She was born September 14, 1919 in Battle Creek, Michigan, to Joseph and Oneta (Palmater) Wrate, and was the eldest of 8 children.
Glenna married Lyle Todd in 1937 and a second husband, John Briggs in 1961. Both preceded her in death.
Glenna enjoyed being a teacher and taught in the Battle Creek Public School System for more than 25 years before retiring and opening Glenna's Crafthause teaching crafts to many Battle Creek residents for 30 years. She loved God and was an active member of the Battle Creek Tabernacle for many years.
Glenna is preceded in death along with her parents by both her husbands, a brother, Leon Wrate, and a sister, Doris Underwood.
She is survived by two sons, Dennis Todd of Battle Creek and Douglas Todd of Modesto, California, and one daughter, Kathy (Todd) Bird of Bangor; 6 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Battle Creek Tabernacle, 264 W. Michigan Ave., on Saturday, May 12 at 3:00.
Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on May 6, 2012.
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Thank you to Find A Grave contributor Delphine Hall Overfield who has made a suggestion:
Glenna Briggs is the daughter of Joseph Levi Wrate and Oneita Palmiter Wrate. Please link.
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Thank you to Find A Grave contributor Ralph Edwards who has made a suggestion:
first husband 65799640 married 1937
She is buried in Memorial Park Cemetery Battle Creek Calhoun County
Michigan, USA plot bcmp-h-27-4f next to her second husband. Please add cemetery and plot.



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  • Created by: GrannyT
  • Added: 28 May 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 90887192
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Glenna Ruth Wrate Briggs (14 Sep 1919–29 Apr 2012), Find a Grave Memorial no. 90887192, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by GrannyT (contributor 46811210) .