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Wilda Mae "Grandma Wilda" (Woodford) Briggs


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Wilda Mae "Grandma Wilda" (Woodford) Briggs Obituary
Briggs, Wilda 1941 - 2018
Wilda Mae (Woodford) Briggs "Grandma Wilda" age 76. Sunrise July 28, 1941. Sunset January 21, 2018. Retired from State of Ohio Youth Commission after 25 years. Attended Macedonia Baptist Church for over 70 years. Preceded in death by her parents Carl Allen and Athene (Harriston) Woodford, special nephew Monty Wright, brothers Carl Woodford Jr., Fred Woodford, Joe Woodford, sister Sally Gardner. Survived by her beloved children, Leslie Taylor-Smith, Yvette (Melvin) Campbell, William "Teddy" Briggs; sister, Carol (Samuel) Wright; brothers, Stacy (Beverly) Woodford, Alfonzo Woodford, Harold Woodford, Gary Woodford; grandchildren, Ariel (Derrick) Holmes, Dean Briggs, Melvin "Monty" Campbell, Maliik Briggs, Malon Campbell, KalaKiera Smith and Autymn Briggs; great-grands, Marques Holmes, Markell Holmes, Jaylen Holmes, Jordyn Holmes and Londyn Briggs; extended family, Aunt Ruth Qualls, John Woodford, Donald (Migdalia) Woodford, Shirley Jones, Trina (William) Peppers, Jessica Briggs, Jay (Yolonda) Briggs, Aleithra Ball, Mary Briggs; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Celebration Of Life Service Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Macedonia Baptist Church, 492 Oakwood Avenue. Visitation 9:30 a.m. followed by Service at 10:30 a.m. with Dr. Frank Hearns, Eulogist. Interment Green Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations honoring Wilda can be made to her talented granddaughter KalaKiera Smith aka: Trillest Love Artist Development Fund. Donations can be received at the service or mailed to 3705 Petzinger Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43232. Professional Ministry of Comfort entrusted to the WAYNE T. LEE FUNERAL SERVICE, 1370 East Main Street, Columbus, OH 43205, 614 253-7944.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 25, 2018
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