Christine Faye Briggs, 46, Vandalia

Christine Faye Briggs, 46, of Vandalia and formerly of Greenville, died at 5:15 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, 2007, at her mother’s home in Vandalia.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Bolyard Cemetery in rural Ramsey, with Pastor Carl Rhodes officiating. Friends and family may gather at the cemetery at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Memorials: The family. Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia is charge of arrangements.

Ms. Briggs was born on March 12, 1961, in Pana, the daughter of Virginia Lee Bolyard Elam.

She was a waitress at Red Apple Cafe in Greenville.

She is survived by a son, Travis Meyers of Donnellson; daughters, Amanda Brazeau of Vandalia, and Misty Weischedel of Vandalia; parents, Virginia and her husband Dean Elam of Vandalia; grandmother, Virginia A. Bolyard of Vandalia; brother, John Warren of Vera; sisters, Judy Bauman of Paducah, Ky., Beth Mills of Tower Hill, Annette Cole of Vera, Joanna Davis of Vandalia, Shara Warren of Vandalia and Eve Dunnagan of Beloit, Wis.; and 10 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Meyers.

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