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Vera Norman Briggs

Saturday, June 16th, 1928 Friday, September 20th, 2019

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Obituary for Vera Norman Briggs

Woodruff -- Vera Norman Briggs, 91, formerly of Blacksburg, passed away on Friday, September 20th, 2019, at Woodruff Manor.

Born in Blacksburg, she was the widow of Rodney Briggs and the daughter of the late Brady and Gertrude Turner Norman. Mrs. Briggs formerly worked at Peeler Rug and was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Briggs are a daughter, Brenda Anderson, and husband, Bill, of Gaffney; a granddaughter, Becky Lanning, and husband, Jason, of Gaffney; and two great-grandchildren, Jeffery and Zoey Lanning.

In addition to her parents, Vera was preceded in death by a grandson, Brian Hamrick, a brother, Marcell Norman, and a sister, Louise Gantt.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, September 28th, 2019, at 11:00 am in the Buffalo Baptist Church Cemetery with Dr. Bruce Price officiating.

Memorials may be made to Buffalo Baptist Church, 618 Old Buffalo Church Rd, Blacksburg, SC 29702.

The family will be at their respective homes.

The Book of Memories is available at www.gordonmortuary.com.

The Blacksburg location of Gordon Mortuary is serving the Briggs family.

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    Buffalo Baptist Church Cemetery
    618 Old Buffalo Church Rd
    Blacksburg, SC
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    Dr. Bruce Price
  • Interment

    Saturday, September 28th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Buffalo Baptist Church Cemetery
    618 Old Buffalo Church Road
    Blacksburg, South Carolina
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, September 28th, 2019

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Mary Ann Nabors

Brenda, I saw your Mothers obituary in the Spartanburg Paper and wanted to let you know that I am so sorry for your loss. My Mother (Mary Frances Briggs Nabors) passed away in 2012, and my Dad (Warren Nabors) passed away in 2004.
Mary Ann Nabors
Comment | Posted at 10:51am via Condolence

Ronald Nabors

So very sorry Brenda. I had no idea she was still living. Contact me on FB if you can. Ronald Nabors, (Sonny), your long, lost cousin.
Comment | Posted at 04:13pm via Condolence

steven clyde

Sorry to hear of your loss we will be praying for you and your family
Comment | Posted at 06:39pm via Condolence

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