Kenneth Briggs


MARTINSVILLE – Kenneth Eugene Briggs, 84, of Broken Arrow, Okla., passed into heaven April 29, 2019. He resided in Broken Arrow for 38 years and retired after working for Skelly, Getty and Texaco.

He will be laid to rest where he grew up in Illinois with a graveside service 10:30 a.m. July 5 at Butternut Cemetery, near Martinsville. The Floral Haven Funeral Home at Broken Arrow, Okla., is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Briggs was born March 5, 1935, at Casey.

He is survived by his wife Karen; daughter, Kelly (husband Jon); son, Kevin Douglas; granddaughters, Katie and Sara Wofford; grandson, Kevin Michael (Jessica) Briggs; great-grandson, Landon Briggs; his brothers Leland (Debbie) Briggs, Larry (Kathy) Briggs; and sisters, Evalyn Gross and Lisa Briggs.

Mr. Briggs enjoyed tending to his garden, camping, eating sweets, watching “Judge Judy,” working with his hands, fixing things and helping others.