Ruby Briggs, MitchellRuby Briggs, 88, Mitchell, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Avera Brady Health and Rehab.
Ruby Briggs, 88, Mitchell, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Avera Brady Health and Rehab.
She was born Feb. 19, 1924.
Funeral services will be at noon Saturday at Bittner Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. Saturday until time of the service at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.
She was born at Chamberlain to Alfred and Jessie (Sampson) Nord. She grew up at Kimball and graduated from Kimball High School in 1942. On Dec. 6, 1944, she married Floyd Briggs. Ruby loved to dance and was an avid antique collector.
She is survived by her daughter, Sheryl (Russell) Kelly, Yardley, Pa.; son, Larry Briggs, Sioux Falls; six grandchildren: Jessica Briggs, Paige Briggs, Chad Jansen, Russell Kelly, Patrick Kelly and Michelle Heckenliable; three great-grandchildren: Tyler Heckenliable , Sarah Kelly and Sean Kelly; one brother, Glen Nord, Sun City West, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by her husband; son, Thomas Briggs; daughter, Faye Wintersteen; sister, Zola; and brother, Boyd.