BETTY BRIGGS CRIBBS of Charlotte, North Carolina formerly of Tiltonsville, Ohio and Bellaire, Ohio did Wednesday October 29, 2008 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
She was born July 4, 1917 in Martins Ferry, Ohio to the late Bessie Ashton Briggs and George W. Briggs.
Betty was a graduate of Warren Consolidated High School and the Elliott Business School. She was secretary to Mr. J.H. Mullinix at her Alma Mater, where she met her future husband and became a homemaker. After raising two children, she began a second career; starting in 1966, she worked for the former Bank of Wheeling where she became Branch Manager. She loved people and made so many new friends during her employment at the bank.
Betty was a volunteer “Gray Lady” at the former Bellaire City Hospital, a member of the Child Guidance and the Alpha Pi Sigma Sorority. She was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bellaire, Ohio for over fifty years.
In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Claire L. Cribbs, beloved son, Claire “Lin” Cribbs and brothers, George “Woodie Briggs and Henry C. Briggs.
She is survived by her daughter, Judith K. Cribbs, grandsons, Russell J. Fox and Timothy M. Fox all of Charlotte, North Carolina as well as three nieces and two nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Saturday from 11 am until time of services at 1 pm with the Rev. Ric Hendrix officiating. Interment in the Riverview Cemetery in Martins Ferry, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Claire L. Cribbs Scholarship Fund c/o Bellaire High School 349 35th Street Bellaire, Ohio 43906 or the First United Methodist Church 3402 Guernsey Street Bellaire, Ohio 43906.
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