Clifton Jason Briggs

Age: 76
Address: Micaville, North Carolina
Date of Death: Monday, April 7, 2014
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home 

Details: Clifton Jason Briggs of Micaville went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 7th after an extended illness.
     A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Anderson and Leathea Laws Briggs.  He was also preceded in death by brothers:  Edgle and Stevie Briggs.
     Left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 54 years, Louise Ray Briggs; daughters:  Deborah Autrey and husband, Rev. Dennis Autrey and Wanda Briggs all of Burnsville and Tammy Pitman and husband, Tim, of Bakersville; 5 grandchildren:  Jennifer Autrey, Dwayne Autrey and wife, Crystal, Justin Autrey and wife, Michelle, and Amanda and Deanna Pitman; 5 great grandchildren:  Kylie, Ivey, Daeus, Alexander and Talon; 3 step great-grandchildren:  Eli, Mariah and Brielle; a special niece, Regina Briggs Carroll and her family, along with several other nieces and nephews; brothers:  James Briggs, Leonard Briggs and wife, Evelyn, Kenneth Briggs and wife, Janice, L.C.  Briggs and wife, Cherel, Willard Briggs and wife, Joan, Howard Briggs and friend, Cathy; sisters:  Opal Shook and husband, Charles, Maggie Wilmoth and husband, Art, Barbara Harding, and husband, David, Flossie Fox and husband, Edison, and Mary Ellen Murphy; and a sister-in-law: Carliss Briggs.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Saturday in Bowditch Union Church of which he was a member and Deacon.  Revs. Ronnie Whitson and Dennis Autrey will officiate.  Burial will be in the Clifton Briggs Family Cemetery on Sam Jones Road.
     The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 P.M. Friday at Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home where the body will remain until taken to the church to lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church.

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