Thomas C. Briggs


Private Family Services


Missouri Dept. of Conservation

{Dec. 10, 1951 - Aug. 11, 2020}

Thomas Claude Briggs, Sr., 69, of Memphis died Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis.

He was born the son of Harold Max and Ruth Elaine (Webb) Briggs on December 10, 1951 in Kirksville.

Tom married the former Sherry Jean Hammond on January 25, 1970 at the Granger United Methodist Church. She survives.

He was an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by parents; a brother, Robert Briggs; and brothers-in-law, William Garrett and Earnest Hammond.

He is survived his wife, Sherry, of the home; sons: Thomas and Max Briggs of Memphis; brothers: Richard (Elaine) Briggs, Garry (Patricia) Briggs, Paul (Debbie) Briggs, and Tony (Terri) Briggs, all of Memphis; a sister, Carol Garrett of Memphis; sisters in law: Carla (John) Peterson of Moberly and Gale (Curtis) Hustead of Colony; several nieces and nephews.

There will be a private family service at a later date.

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  1. Sherry, my deepest condolences and prayers are with you and the boys. I pray the memories you shared with Tom will be a source of comfort to you and I pray that you are comforted knowing Tom is no longer in pain.

    Kathy Young

    Comment by Kathy Young on August 13, 2020 at 2:12 pm
  2. So sorry for your loss I will keep the family in my prayers

    Comment by Carol Dryden on August 14, 2020 at 7:19 pm
  3. Deepest sympathy to the family.

    Comment by Sarah Steele on August 15, 2020 at 7:55 am
  4. So sorry for your loss, been keeping your family in prayers,tom will be greatly missed

    Comment by TracyThompson on August 19, 2020 at 2:02 am

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