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Minnie Clara (Teter) Briggs

Minnie Clara (Teter) BriggsMinnie Clara (Teter) Briggs, 84, of Carrollton, entered into glory with her Savior on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2010, her family at her bedside.

Born May 17, 1926, in Leesville, she was a daughter of the late Sylvester and Ruth Teter.

She married Melvin L. Briggs on March 16, 1946, with whom she shared 52 years of marriage until his death on Jan. 10, 1998.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Carrollton. She enjoyed spending time with family and gardening outdoors. She will be greatly missed by her family.

She is survived by four sons and daughter in laws, William and Sandy Briggs of East Springfield, Robert and Harriet Briggs of Brewster, John and Sharon Briggs of Buckhannon, WV, and Marty and Heather Briggs of Canton; eleven grandchildren, Michelle, Rodney, Eric, Melissa, Rose, Vince, Paul, Chelsea, Hailea, Makenzea and Kassidea; fifteen great grandchildren; one brother, Carl Teter; and two sisters, Eva Spittle and Shirley Inman.

 In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. in Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home of Carrollton with Rev. Dan Loomis officiating. Burial will follow in Sherrodsville Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Akron Children's' Hospital, pediatric cardiology department, or The Ronald McDonald House at Akron Children's'.

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