Originally created 12/02/05

Mr. John T. Briggs (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



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AUGUSTA, Ga. - John Traylor Briggs, 84, beloved husband of the late Mary Hoover Briggs, entered into rest Wednesday, November 30, 2005 at CM Tucker Jr. Nursing Care Center in Columbia, S.C. Mr. Briggs was retired as a bookkeeper from Byrd Oil Co., where he was a devoted employee who worked long hours for many years. He attended Grace United Methodist Church and served his country in the U.S. Army. Family and friends will assemble at the graveside in Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery, North Augusta, Saturday, December 3, 2005 at 1:00 p.m., with Dr. T. Joseph Lusk officiating. Mr. Briggs is survived by a son, George (wife, Nan) Briggs of Irmo, S.C. Mr. Briggs was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Mary Hoover Briggs. Family will receive friends Friday, this evening, from 6-8 p.m. at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 1134 Telfair Street, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1899 Central Ave, Augusta, GA 30904. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle December 2, 2005