Karen Briggs

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Karen Briggs

August 15, 1961 - January 28, 2019

Karen Briggs Karen L. Briggs, 57, of Covington, Ind., died at 5:53 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, in the emergency room of OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville.
She was born August 15, 1961, in Danville, Ill., to Irving Thomas and Nettie Louise (Smith) Ackley.
Karen married Bernard A. Briggs in Covington on October 31, 1997. He died October 3, 2018.
She enjoyed rollerskating and spending time with her family, especially her "Barbie dolls."
Survivors include four stepchildren, David (Sharon) Briggs of Ft. Hood, Texas, Daniel (Kelly) Briggs of McKinney, Texas, Catherine (Ron) Ford and Marilyn (Jeff) Strawser, both of Covington; two sisters, Donna (Edward) O'Connor of New Lisbon, Wisc., and Connie Daman of Shelby, N.C.; 10 step-grandchildren; 15 step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her parents, husband and a sister.
Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. EST Saturday, February 9, in Shelby Funeral Home of Covington. Funeral service to follow at 5 p.m. EST with Mason Shambach officiating.
Condolences to www.shelbyfuneral home.com
Published on February 5, 2019
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