Hemlock - January 22, 1998 at age 92. Predecesed by his first wife Alice and daughter Althea Abbey. Survived by wife Pauline; children, Larry (Shirley) Briggs of Livonia, Terry (Joanne) Flood of FL, David (Jeanette) Flood of FL, Beverly (Chuck) Herbert of FL, Patricia (Irwin) Jenks of Livonia; daughter-in-law, Joan Flood of AZ; 24 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Monday 2-4, 7-9 at the Kevin W. Doughery Funeral Home, Rt. 15 Livonia. Funeral Service Tuesday 1:00 p.m. at the Hemlock Baptist Church. Burial at Harder Cemetery, Livonia.
Contributions to the American Cancer Society or the Hemlock Baptist Church.
Hemlock - A funeral service was held Nov. 23 at the Hemlock Baptist Church for Mrs. Burnell (Alice) Briggs, who died Sunday, Nov. 20, 1960, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Mrs. Briggs became suddenly ill Friday evening and was admitted to the hospital Sunday afternoon.
The Rev. Stanley Camp of the Hemlock Baptist Church was the officiating minister. Burial was in Harder Cemetery, Livonia, with arrangements by the Brown Funeral Home, Livonia.
Mrs. Briggs was born in Hemlock Sept. 10, 1903, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grant Harvey. She was married June 29, 1924, to Burnell Briggs.
She was a life member of the Hemlock Baptist Church, in which she was a deaconess, treasurer of the Ladies’ Aid and secretary for many years. She was a charter member of the Community Church Club, chaplain of the Hemlock Rebekah Lodge, a member of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union and a former member of Honeoye Grange.
Surviving are her husband, Burnell; a son, Larry of Hemlock; a daughter, Mrs. Gerald Abbey of Geneseo; five brothers, Clayton of Rochester, Cecil, Alfred and Albert, all of Hemlock, and Harold of Geneseo; two sisters, Mrs. Clair Wingate of Livonia and Mrs. Pauline Gray of Honeoye; two grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Friends wishing to do do may contribute to the memorial fund of the Hemlock Baptist Church.