Age: 55 Address: Burnsville, North Carolina Date of Death: Monday, December 23, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: Juanita Briggs Woodby of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 23rd at her home. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Rev. Arnold and Geneva Fox Briggs. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Marjorie Briggs. Juanita was a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church, who worked for Baxter Healthcare for over 27 years and drove a school bus for Yancey County Schools for over 8 years. She liked to garden and loved her family.
Surviving are her daughter, Christy Hill and husband, Andrew, of Burnsville; son, Cody Woodby of Newdale; former husband and friend, David Woodby of Newdale; 3 sisters: Lillian Silvers and husband, Billy Joe, Faye Briggs and Wilma Briggs and husband, Ray, all of Burnsville; 2 brothers: Larry Briggs and Ralph Briggs and wife, Lena, all of Burnsville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, December 27th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Phillip Fox and Rev. Russell Hughes will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home and at other times will be at the home of her brother, Larry’s on Three Quarter Creek Road. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the Briggs Family Cemetery on Three Quarter Creek Road.
Memorial donations may be made to Gideon’s International at PO Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714.