Meryle Briney

Meryle BrineyMeryle Briney, 94, of Ipava died at 8:04 p.m. June 19, 2010, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

She was born Aug. 12, 1915, in Kerton Township, Fulton County, a daughter of Samuel J. and Flossie Jane Farwell Rose. She married Woodrow Briney on June 29, 1935, in Rushville. He preceded her in death on May 8, 1995.

She also was preceded in death by one son, Kent Lee Briney; one sister, Nina Howe; and three brothers, Robert, Max and Marshall Rose.

Surviving are one son, Gary (and Emily) Briney of Raleigh, N.C.; one brother, Stanley (and Connie) Rose of Morton; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker, and spent her life working on the farm with her husband.

She was a member of Astoria American Legion Auxiliary.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Rev. Robert Einhouse officiating. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the memorial home. Burial will be in Summum Cemetery in Astoria.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Fire and Rescue Squad.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/23/2010