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Betty B. Briggs

Obituary for Betty B. Briggs

October 21, 1923 - July 1, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 94

... maintained life long friendships with those she met ...


Betty B. Briggs was born on October 21, 1923, in Kansas City, MO, to Frank and Carrie Bishop. She went to Heaven July 1, 2018.

Betty graduated Cuma Sum Laude and received the Coppini Award for her art from Trinity University and achieved her Master's degree from Texas Women's University. She was a charter member of Alpha Delta Kappa, and a member of the First Baptist Church for over 70 years.

She traveled extensively all over the world and maintained life long friendships with those she met.

She was preceded in death by her beloved brother James, and her husband of 56 years, Lonnie Rae Briggs.

Left behind to join her one day is her sister, "Sandy" Gayle Dunham; 4 nephews: Charlie Bishop, Britt Bishop, Scott Higginbotham and James R. Dunham; 2 nieces, Jimmy Lou Connally and Catherine Briggs; 11 great nephews and nieces; and 10 great-great nephews and nieces. Although she had no children of her own, she considered her nephews, nieces, and former students her children.

The family to receive friends on Friday, July 6, 2018 beginning at 9 A.M.

FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2018
10:00 AM

Interment in Sunset Memorial Park.

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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