Brenda Briggs

1936 ~ 2013 - Obituary Condolences
Brenda Briggs Obituary
Brenda Briggs 1936 ~ 2013 Brenda Briggs went to be with the Lord on March 14, 2013. Brenda was born on November 14, 1936, in British India to Reginald Campbell Briggs and Edith Briggs. Brenda was the third daughter and the youngest of five children. The family returned to England after Partition in 1947, where they lived in Portsmouth till 1972 when they immigrated to the United States to join their daughters and sisters. Brenda lived with and took care of her parents till they passed away several years ago. Brenda was employed with Foundation for Medical Care until her retirement in 2001. Brenda was a loving servant of the Lord. Her indomitable spirit encouraged her family and friends to persist in the face of many struggles. Brenda was a true child of God, a person of great faith and always willing to help people with a joyful heart. Her laugh would light up a room and her family and friends' day. She was loved dearly and will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Brenda is survived by her older sister, Verna Reed of Bakersfield; her niece, Larraine Hutchison and her husband, Kelly of Bakersfield; her niece, Kim Gould and husband, Steven of Willow Park, Texas; and her great-nephews, Sean Hutchison, A.J. and Trevor Gould. She is also survived by other relatives and friends in England, France, and Australia. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2801 S. Real Road. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Southwest Memorial Park, 2739 Panama Lane. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Relief Society, 2801 S. Real Road. For condolences please visit www.greenlawnmortuaryandcemetery.com. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 21, 2013
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