Emma "Jane" Briggs, 89, of Greensburg, died Saturday, June 24, 2006 at Morning Breeze Nursing Home.

Born Sept. 24, 1916, she was the daughter of Fred and Lillian (Harper) Goodpaster, both deceased. She married George Briggs March 15, 1956; he preceded her in death In November 1982.

Mrs. Briggs was a member the First Baptist Church of Greensburg and Eastern

Star in Lansing, Kansas.

Survivors include sisters, Mary Belle West of Tucson, Ariz., and Janet (Mrs. Joe) Baltus and Jeanette (Mrs. Ben) Blodgett, both of Greensburg.

Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters,

Ruby Zapfe and Martha Norris, and two brothers, Clyde Goodpaster and Harry Goodpaster.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Gilliland-Howe Funeral in Greensburg with Dr. Lee C. Riggs officiating. Burial will follow in Greensburg’s South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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