Briggs, Irene J.; age 96; of St. Ignace, formerly of Franklin; died March 8, 2015. She was born September 10, 1918, in Nottingham, England, to Fred and Florence Healy. Mrs. Briggs came to America at age 4 with her parents. She graduated from Hazel Park High School and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star. She worked for several years in the family business and volunteered at Presbyterian Village in Redford for over 20 years. Surviving are her sons, Thomas Briggs (Donna Thompson) of St. Ignace and Marvin Briggs of Franklin; grandchildren, Tamera Briggs (Jason Rockey) of Oxford, Tracey (Jeff) Doyle of Dexter, and Andrew Briggs of Holland; seven great grandchildren; one niece and one great niece. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Marvin; grandson, Thomas Edward Briggs, daughter-in-law, Billie Jo Briggs; and sister, Mary Gifford. Visitation Wednesday 3 to 8 p.m. Service Thursday 10 a.m. at the Kinsey-Garrett Funeral Home, 420 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak. Burial, Franklin Cemetery, Memorials suggested to the Shriners Hospitals for Children. www.kinsey-garrett.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Mar. 10, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View guest book What will you miss most about Irene J. Briggs? Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Irene Briggs Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Irene Briggs Add a photo +