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Rose Zella Briggs, age 84, 778 Rector Laurel Road, Flag Pond, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at the Center on Aging and Health in Erwin.
Mrs. Briggs was a native of Marshall, N.C., but had lived most of her life in Flag Pond. She was a daughter of the late Hobert and Mattie Lee King Haire.
She retired from Morrill Motors.
Mrs. Briggs was a longtime member of Sweetwater Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bert Briggs; one brother, Cleophus Haire; and two sisters, Mayola Shelton and Glenna McInturff.
Survivors include two sisters, Betty Shelton and husband, Hildon; and Nevada Effler and husband, Graham, all of Flag Pond; a special niece and caregiver, Fredia J. Tipton, Flag Pond; and several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral service were held Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, at 7 p.m. from the Sweetwater Church of God with the Rev. Craig Shelton officiating. Men of the Sweetwater Church of God served as pallbearers.
Committal services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at Pete Creek Cemetery, Flag Pond.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home was in charge.