Briggs, Elnora W., Alma, Michigan


Passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015. Age 91 years. She was born April 1, 1924 in Green Briar, West Virginia the daughter of Frank and Lena (Thompson) Webb. She was a member of Faith First Church in Alma. She worked for many years as a Foster Grandmother in Clare and Mt. Pleasant Schools and was a proud mother and homemaker. She was married to Carlos Nutt, John Lane and Arthur Briggs, All of whom preceded her in death. Elnora is survived by her children, Nora Horning of Clare, Janet VanBuskirk of Lake, Robert (Beth) Briggs of Cottonwood, AZ, Rhonda (Joe) Knight of Kalamazoo, Molly Colwell of Augusta, Bridget (Tom) Williams of St, Louis and Richard (Judy) Briggs of Ishpeming, 25 grandchildren and many great and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Larry Nutt, a daughter, Joni Potter, her husbands, Carlos Nutt, John Lane and Arthur Briggs and her brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 11 a.m. Faith First Church in Alma, with Pastor Carl Cecil officiating. Interment will follow in Midland Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Lakota Indian School. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Lux-Moody-Wolfel Funeral Home, Alma. www.luxfuneralhomes.com