Betty Briggs, 77, of Enfield, died Sunday, October 15, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Betty was born in Columbia, SC and was the daughter of the late Darnell B. and Howard T. Hornsby, Sr.
She loved quilting and spent almost every day at her sewing machine. She made quilts for the Veteran's hospital and the Ronald McDonald House.
Betty is survived by her husband of 41 years, John Alfred Briggs of the home; her son, James Christopher Vaughan and his wife, Cristel, of Roanoke Rapids; her daughter's, April Vaughan McKee and her husband, Steve, of Nashville, NC, and Kim Briggs Mann and her husband, Gary, of Raleigh, NC; her sisters, Linda B. Whitfield and her husband, Marvin, of Fairmont, GA, Deborah B. Murphy and her husband, Scott, of Niceville, FL, Carol B. Smith of Darlington; her brother, Howard T. Hornsby, Jr. of Lafayette, GA; five granddaughters, Allison McKee Askew, Christina Vaughan, Jaci Vaughan, Karly Mann and Kelly Mann; three great-grandchildren, Riley Askew, Londyn Askew and Ryker Askew.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Askew Funeral and Cremation Services in Roanoke Rapids with Rev. Susan Joyce officiating.
Interment will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.
The Family will receive friends Tuesday from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Askew Funeral and Cremation Services, 731 Roanoke Ave., Roanoke Rapids, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: UNC Women's Hospital for cancer research, 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.