Merle LaVon Williams Briggs, 78, died January 24, 1991 in a Murray hospital of complications from diabetes.

Born September 5, 1912 in Murray, Utah to Albert and Sarah Peterson Williams. Married William Ray Briggs March 6, 1934; marriage solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple June 16, 1965. Active member of the LDS Church, served in numerous positions in Primary, Relief Society, and in the Library.Survived by husband; daughter and sons, Sharon Hill; Randall Dee and wife Michelle; Robert Lynn and wife Sue; eight grandchildren; sisters, Mary Miller, Elaine Haslem, all Salt Lake City.

Funeral services 11 a.m., Monday, in the Grant 7th Ward, 3487 South 1300 East. Friends may call Sunday from 7-8 p.m. at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State, and Monday at the church, one hour prior to service. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.

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