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ROSE ZELLA BRIGGS

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.