Betsy Briggs

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Betsy Brinkley Briggs, 52, of Highway 158 East, Sunbury, died Thursday, November 19, 2009 at her residence.
A native of Suffolk, Va. she worked in parts sales with Diehl-Clayton Equipment, Inc., Gatesville and later managed the family restaurant, Herb’s Bar-B-Q, in Suffolk, Va. She was a member of Middle Swamp Baptist Church.
Survivors include her mother, Mildred Jernigan Brinkley of Suffolk, Va.; her husband, Tim Briggs; a daughter, Brianna Len O’Berry of the home; two sisters, Cynthia B. Winslow and Melinda B. Trostle, both of Suffolk; and a brother, Bert Brinkley of Hickory, NC;.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 22 in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville. Rev. Burt Pearce officiated. Burial followed in the Briggs Family Cemetery on Acorn Hill Road.
Friends may join the family at the residence.
Memorial contributions may be made to any chapter of the American Cancer Society.
Condolences can be left at
Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, handled the arrangements.