OBITUARY: Jimmy Mac Briggs


Jimmy Mac Briggs, age 89 of White House, Tennessee passed away Friday, May 26, 2023 at NHC in Springfield.

He was born March 13, 1934 in Greenbrier, TN to Curnie Leonard & Mamie Belle Callis Briggs, Sr.

He owned and operated Briggs Upholstery Shop for many years Jimmy proudly served his country in Korea in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Mount Pleasant UMC Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cynthia Anne Atkins.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Peggy Briggs, White House, TN; sons, Anthony Mark (Karen) Briggs, White House, TN and Tim (Andrea) Briggs, Cottontown, TN; daughter, Melanie (Bryan) Jones, White House, TN; brother, Wayne (Linda) Briggs, Goodlettsville, TN; sister-in-law, Joan Briggs, Gallatin, TN; 9 grandchildren, Kyle (Andrea) Ruffin, Tyler (John) Ruffin, Barry (Shelby) Hutchison, Sarah Briggs, Hannah Jones, Matthew Jones, Taylor Briggs, Nathan Jones and Lily Briggs.

Funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 2 pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, with Kevin Ragland officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery with grandsons serving as pallbearers and with military honors. Visitation is planned for Wednesday, May 31, 2023 10 am until 2 pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are requested to Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church.

ARRANGEMENTS ENTRUSTED TO AUSTIN & BELL 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188 (615)672-5000


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