In memory of
Coretha Briggs
In memory of
Coretha Briggs
Coretha Higgins Briggs, 75, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 15, 2016, with her family by her side. She was a lifetime resident of the Highland Park neighborhood, and spent 20 years of employment with NHC of Standifer Place, before retiring in 2012. She was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Naomi Higgins; husband, Eugene Briggs; son, Timothy Briggs; and lifelong partner, James Lewis Sr. Survivors include her children, Anthony Higgins, Sandra Briggs, James Lewis Jr., and Erica Lewis, all of Chattanooga; siblings, Mable Johnson, Dee Johnson, Joe Higgins, Betty Jean Stewart, and Mack Higgins, all of Chicago, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends. She will lie-in-state today, after 1 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Saturday, at 10 a.m. in the chapel. Burial in Forest Hills Cemetery. This obituary was originally published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press. ... Show More
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