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Ruby M. Briggs
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Ruby M. Briggs, 73, of 700 S. Ward St., Macomb, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000, at 10:15 p.m. at McDonough District Hospital.

She was born June 2, 1926,. in Frankford, Mo., to John D. and Lilly F. Montgomery Walkley.

She married Paul R. Briggs March 14, 1945, in Macomb. He died July 3, 1984.

She is survived by one brother, John Walkley of San Francisco; four sons, Randy and Bill Briggs of Macomb, Danny Briggs of Minot, N.D., and George Briggs of Industry; three daughters, Beverly Steele, Pauline Kepler and Bonnie Martin, all of Macomb; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Elmer Walkley; a twin sister, Ruth Bland; one daughter, Shirley Briggs; and one grandson, Jimmy Steele.

Mrs. Briggs was a cook and homemaker and a member of the Macomb Assembly of God Church.

Services were Monday, Feb. 28, at the Macomb Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Alan Puccini officiating. Buried was at Guy Cemetery in rural Macomb. Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Macomb Assembly of God Church.

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