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Nan McInturff Briggs

Nan McInturff Briggs, age 88, of Erwin, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on March 12, 1924, in Unicoi County, to the late Tobias Miller and Claty Myrtle McInturff.
Mrs. Briggs was a member of Unicoi Baptist Church. She also volunteered for the Clinchfield Senior Adult Center for 19 years. She loved her family, and enjoyed cooking for them. Playing cards and flowers were her passion.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Earl Walter Briggs; sister: Venia Bell Hensley; brothers: Thomas Samuel McInturff and Marsh Miller.
Survivors include her daughters: Aloma Cole of Erwin, Judy Gasaway of Erwin, Tracy Langston and her husband, Andrew, of Wilmington, N.C.; son: Terry McInturff of Erwin; sister: Esther Ruth Osburn; grandchildren: Wendy Gasaway Lingerfelt and Terry Joshua McInturff; great-grandchildren: Caitlyn Alexandra Wilson and Zoey Tatianna McInturff; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m., at Valley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Earl Ragland officiating. Vocal selections will be provided by Queenie Wheeler.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until service time at Valley Funeral Home. The committal service will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Johnson City.
Serving as pallbearers are Richard Bailey, Josh McInturff, David Gasaway, Dave Stallsworth, Rich Arrowood, Randy Arrowood, and Mark Lingerfelt. Honorary pallbearers will be Hardy Miller, Ron Meredith, Ernest Arrowood, Bo Miller, and Charlie Miller.
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Valley Funeral Home is in charge.