Ruth L. Briggs
Ruth L. Briggs, 67, a resident of ManorCare Nursing Home, Chambersburg, and formerly of Needmore, died Monday, April 18, 2011, at the nursing home.
She was born in Upper Strausburg, Pa., on January 29, 1944, the daughter of the late Raymond and Olive (Latherow) Bair. She was the widow of Glenn I. Briggs, whom she married on June 1, 1961, and he passed away on July 11, 1995.
She is survived by sons: Raymond Briggs of Harrisonville; Glenn Briggs II of Needmore; daughters: Glenda Maxwell of Illa, Ga.; Donna Newell of Harrisonville; sister Sarah Neil of Fannettsburg; brother Raymond Bair of Willow Hill; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.
Funeral services will be held at Needmore Bible Church, at 11 a.m. on Thurs- day, April 21, 2011, with Pastor Doug Poffenberger officiating. Interment will be at Needmore Bible Church Cemetery.
There will be visitation on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. There will also be visitation one hour before the service on Thursday at the church.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.