Ruth Lunsford Briggs

Ruth Lunsford Briggs, 90, of 4506 NC Highway 119 North, Leasburg, NC went home to be with the Lord on September 11, 2021 after being in declining health for the past one year. Mrs. Briggs was born in Caswell County on October 1, 1930, a daughter to the late Stephen Malloy Lunsford and Eunice Burton Lunsford. Mrs. Briggs had lived all of her life in Caswell County. She was a graduate of Bartlett Yancey High School.

Mrs. Briggs had retired from the Eaton Corporation in Roxboro, NC where she worked as a machinist. She was a member of the Union United Methodist Church where she was also a choir member.

In December 1950, Mrs. Briggs married Lemuel Clegg Briggs who predeceased her in 2004. Mrs. Briggs is survived by one daughter, Sylvia B. Johnson and husband Danny of Yanceyville, NC two sons, Scotty Briggs and wife Connie of Burlington, NC and Dwight Briggs of Leasburg, NC, three grandchildren, Crystal Lewis (Chris), Dustin Johnson (Jessica), Lemuel Briggs, and four great grandchildren, Kaitlyn Lewis, Emily Lewis, Camden Johnson and Rowan Johnson.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Mrs. Briggs will be conducted on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Union United Methodist Church, 189 Union Church Road by the Rev. John Upton. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service and at other times they will be at the residence. The family suggest that in Lieu of Flowers memorial donations be made to the Union United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, in c/o of, Mr. Leon Richmond, 3871 NC Hwy 119 N, Leasburg, NC 2729l.

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