for Therin “Jim” Briggs, 79, of Nampa, Who died Tuesday, Jan
7, in the Nampa hospital, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, at
the Nampa Third Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Bishop Mark B. Johansen will officiate with private
family committal services to follow at Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens, Caldwell, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral
Mr. Briggs was born May 3, 1906, at Syracuse, Utah, to
Thomas E. and Malinda Cook Briggs. He was reared and educated
in Davis County, Utah.
He married R. LaRue Jenkins of Plain City, Utah, Sept.
11, 1929, in the Salt Lake Temple. They made their home in
Syracuse, Utah, until 1944 when they moved to Nampa.
He farmed north of Nampa for many years.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; four daughters,
Geraldine (Mrs. Pat) Robb of Seattle, Wash., Lois (Mrs. Dale)
Jones of Nampa, Kaye (Mrs. Robert) Stewart of Boise, and
Patricia (Mrs. Robert) Kerbs of Twin Falls; a brother, Elton
Briggs of Syracuse; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren;
and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, six
sisters, and a great-grandson.