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Katherine Briscoe
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Katherine Briscoe, 62, Fulton County native and 27-year resident of Covington, died Jan. 25. The daughter of the late Forrest William and Edna Grace Tanner Roden, she was employed by A & G Sports Lettering in Clayton County for 15 years and attended Emmanuel Baptist Church in McDonough. Mrs. Briscoe was a Civil War buff and was actively involved in Civil War reenactments. She was a loving wife, mother and Maw Maw.

Surviving are husband of 46 years Fred T. Briscoe Sr.; children Fred T. (Freddy) Jr. and Jennifer Briscoe of Covington, John Lee Briscoe of Jefferson, Amy and John Carver of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; grandchildren Katherine Carver, John Lee (J.J.) Briscoe Jr., Natalie (Nat Nat) Carver, Stephen Briscoe and Baby Briscoe; sisters Jeanette Payne of Loganville, Martha Wells of Arabi, Sharon Ann Henderson of Griffin; brothers Forrest E. Roden of Arabi, Charles N. Roden of McDonough; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 27, in the Access Road chapel of Caldwell & Cowan with Pastor Johnny Newell officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens.

The Covington News Feb. 27, 2008