May 31, 1924 ~ October 9, 2011
Florence Briggs of Carthage died Sunday at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday at Union Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Born in Chatham County to the late Sidney C. and Ocie Hearn Johnson she moved to Moore County in 1945. She retired from Cross Creek Apparel in 1988. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Jesse 'Jake' Briggs; sisters Katie Wilson and Frances Honeycutt; brothers William E. and Junious E. Johnson.
She is survived by: daughters Phyllis Blue and husband Perky, Gayle Reynolds and husband Gary; son Donald Briggs; sisters Peggy Jenks and Mable Hancock; sister-in-law Frances Johnson, Louise Womble and Catherine Hearne; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home Tuesday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM and other times at the residence of Phyllis and Perky Blue.
Memorials may be made to: Union Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 898, Carthage, NC 28327.