Friday Finds

Ottawa Herald
Dec. 28, 1966
page 8

Clipping in materials received from Mildred (Briles) Barby

John C. Briles

John Charles Briles, 73, retired farmer of rural Pomona, died at 2 p.m. Tuesday, in Broomfield, Colo., at the home of a daughter, where he had been visiting for a week.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Richter Methodist Church of which he was an active member, Rev. Charles P. Knight will officiate. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Friends may call at the Lamb Funeral Home after 7 p.m., Thursday.
He was born Feb. 8, 1893, at Trinity, N.C., the son of John and Effie (Welborn) Briles. On Dec. 19, at Pomona, he married Dessie Duvall.
He had lived in the Richter and Pomona areas since moving from North Carolina at the age of 21. He had lived on the present farm since 1931.
Surviving are his wife; four daughters, Mrs. Pat Apgar, Marshaltown, Iowa, Mrs. Kenneth Gentry, 926 Ash, Mrs. Dan Gardner, Hartford, and Mrs. Charles Swenson, Broomfield, Colo.; 15 grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Ettie Welborn and Mrs Enos Skeen, Trinity, N.C. and Mrs. Cleveland Kennedy, Hillsboro, N.C. and three brothers, Dalton Briles and Austin Briles, Greensboro, N.C. and Tom Briles, Paducah, Ky.

Funeral Program

In Memory of
John Charles Briles
February 8, 1893
Trinity, North Carolina
Passed Away
December 27, 1966
Broomfield, Colorado
Services Held
Richter Methodist Church
Franklin County, Kansas
December 31, 1966
Rev. Charles P. Knight
First Methodist Church
Highland Cemetery
Ottawa, Kansas