Mattie Lorene Young Briggs

Posted By | May 28, 2010 12:00 am

Mattie Lorene Young Briggs, 78, of Sparta, passed away May 26, 2010, at Baptist Hospital, in Nashville.
Mrs. Briggs was born July 22, 1931, in White County, to Claude E. and Maude Lawson Young.
She had worked at Mallory Controls.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Walter O. Briggs, of Sparta; daughter, Virginia Lewis and husband Nelson, of Sparta; son Walter Briggs Jr. and wife Loretta, of Cookeville; sister, Christine Norris, of Dearborn, Mich.; two grandchildren, Tim Swoape, of Washington D.C., Kimberly Morgan and husband Matt, of Crossville; one great-grandchild, Lyric Morgan; sisters-in-law, Lyda Hayes Briggs, of Sparta, Elizabeth Briggs, of Tallahassee, Fla., Rachel Weaver, of Madison Heights, Mich.; and brothers-in-law, Quill Briggs and wife Dot, of McMinnville, Charles Briggs and wife Donna, of Dixon, Calif.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., May 29, 2010, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Saylors Cemetery. Dan Horton will officiate. The family will receive friends after 6 p.m., May 28, at the funeral home.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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