SEPTEMBER 29, 1942- JANUARY 20, 2009

Grove – Betty Jean “Jeannie” Briggs, age 66, died Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at the Integris Grove General Hospital in Grove, Oklahoma.

The daughter of Roy Ryan and Marjorie (Walker) Ryan, Jeannie was born on September 29, 1942 in Spavinaw, Oklahoma. She attended school at Ketchum, Oklahoma, and was a lifetime resident of the Grand Lake area.  She was a member of the Delaware Baptist Church.

Jeannie was preceded in death by her father, and daughter Shelley Jean Briggs. She is survived by her mother, her husband Keith Briggs, one son Trace Briggs of Rogers, Arkansas, one brother Jim Ryan, three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, January 24, 2009 at the Ellis Family Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Bishop officiating. Memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association.

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