Betty Briggs-Blough

Betty Briggs-Blough

Thursday, October 31st, 1935 Saturday, December 26th, 2020

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Obituary for Betty F. Briggs-Blough

Mrs. Betty F. Briggs-Blough, 85, of Waynesboro, PA passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Saturday, December 26, 2020 in Quincy Village Nursing Home. Born October 31, 1935 in Burnt Cabins, PA she was the daughter of the late Robert E. and Verna G. (Locke) Briggs.

She was a graduate of Orbisonia High School with the Class of 1955. Betty was employed as a seamstress at the Stanley Company, Chambersburg, PA for a number of years.

Betty was a faithful member of the Chambersburg Seventh-day Adventist Church. She enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting and volunteering. She always had a special talent for helping others especially the elderly by visiting, crocheting items and just spending time with them.

She is survived by two children, Valerie Oden and her husband Sam of Kearneysville, WV and Bryan Erb and his wife Esther of Carlisle, PA; three grandsons, Jeffrey, Thomas and Bradley Erb; two granddaughters, Ashley and Jessica Hinton; a great-granddaughter Bella; a beloved sister and best friend, Patricia Knepper and her husband James of Chambersburg; an aunt, Joann Jamison and her husband Don of Fayetteville, PA; her first-husband, Paul Erb of Leesburg, VA and formerly of Blairs Mills, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her second husband, Paul David Blough; three brothers, William, Jerry and Gary Briggs; an infant brother; and an infant sister.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Betty’s honor to Chambersburg Seventh-day Adventist Church, 160 E. Liberty Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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Valerie Oden

Mom, I have so many precious memories of all the wonderful years we shared as mother and daughter. You were simply the best mother, and I was so blessed to be your daughter. I miss you more everyday, but I know for sure that we will be reunited one day soon in Heaven and what a glorious day that will be!! Until then, I will hold you in my heart ❤️ and treasure our memories with love ❤️ Your loving daughter, Valerie
Comment | Posted at 07:22pm via Condolence

Ashley Hinton

Grandma Betty, when God chose you he chose a beautiful angel! You will never be forgotten, As sad as it is for your loved ones here on earth we know your in a beautiful place! You will forever be in my heart. I love you “a bushel and a peck, and a hug around the neck!” Rest easy my “Beautiful Angel”
Love, Ashley
Comment | Posted at 07:38pm via Condolence

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