Funeral service for Margaret Elaine Briggs, age 71, of Point, will be held 2:00 pm, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at First Baptist Church of Point. Visitation will be on Wednesday evening, 6-8:00 pm at the church.
Margaret Elaine Briggs passed away at her home in the wee early morning hours of Friday, April 13, 2018. She was born Feb. 19, 1947 in Greenville to the parentage of Arthur Raymond and Ollie Chester Dodson Jacks. She married Rayford Ray Briggs in Durant, OK on Jan. 2, 1962. To this marriage was born a beautiful baby girl, and, a handsome baby boy. They were not only a couple….but, now, a family of their own.! By choice, Margaret chose to be a homemaker….keeping her own children, as well as, neighboring children.
Her nurturing, giving, loving spirit was her gift to, not only her family, but, to other families and their children. Margaret was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Point.
Those left here on this earth to remember and cherish her sweet memory include:
Daughter: Susan Elaine Roberts and husband Drew of Point
Son: Johnny Ray Briggs and wife Delinda of Emory
Sisters: Linda Franklin and husband Ray of Point and, Jannette Stanley of Arlington
Brothers: Joe Jacks and wife Brenda of Grand Saline, Jim Jacks and wife Bonnie of Emory and, Geary Jacks and wife Donna of Emory,
Grandchildren: Charles Barrow, Franchesca Knight, Tiffani Davis, Andrew Roberts, Elaine Kelley, Katherine Hillis, and Jordan Briggs
Great-grandchildren: Trinity, Jayden, Aurora, Kyler, Jahret, Addysyen, Allei, Teagen, Allyson, and Edyn
Numerous other loving family and friends
She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, and Brother, Randy Jacks