BRIGGS, Mary Alice (Monson)
February 12, 1936 – August 18, 2014
Mary Alice Monson Briggs, 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by her beloved posterity on Aug 18, 2014, in American Fork, Utah. She was born in American Fork to Alvin Eugene Monson and Electa Smith Toone. Mary Alice married Dr. Walter Paul Briggs in the Salt Lake Temple on Nov 21, 1958. She was greeted in the spirit world by Walter who waited for her there for 25 years. Also waiting there were her parents, sisters Nadine (and Richard) Nibley and Linda Monson, her brother, George Monson, and her grandson, Alma William Morgan.
She leaves a legacy of eight children (all in Utah): Dennis (and Cori Johnson) Briggs, Draper; Karen (and William) Morgan, West Jordan; Nathan (and Caroline Macdonald) Briggs, Wellsville; Alan (and Emily Flickinger) Briggs, Nibley; Jennifer (and Michael) Durham, Holladay; Joanna (and John) Liddell, St. George; Erik (and Emilie Nunes Copier) Briggs, Cedar Hills; and Clarissa Briggs Cartwright, American Fork, as well as 32 grandchildren.
She also leaves behind cherished siblings: Calvin (and Claudia Sedgwick) Monson, Provo, Utah; Marlene (and Richard) Wood, Provo, Utah; and Kenneth (and Jolene Bowen) Monson, Highland, Utah.
Those blessed to know Mary know her for her twinkly spirit, her rock solid faith, her love of music, and zeal for family.
Viewing will be Fri, Aug 22, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 PM at Anderson & Sons Mortuary, 49 East 100 North, American Fork. Funeral services will be held Sat, Aug 23, 2014, at 11:00 AM in the American Fork East Stake Center, 825 East 500 North. Viewing at 9:30 AM prior to services. Interment in American Fork Cemetery. Please share a memory at andersonmortuary.com.
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