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Emily Briscoe

Emily Briscoe, 86, of Homosassa, FL, passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Acuity Specialty Hospital in Weirton, while surrounded by her loving family.

Born in New Cumberland, WV on May 19, 1932, she was the daughter of late George and Lessie (Ryan) Edwards.

Emily was an avid Bingo Player and a member of multiple bowling leagues. She held memberships with the Eagles, Elk, and Moose Lodges and the VFW Auxiliary in Florida.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Chuck” Briscoe; three sisters, Mary Hood, Mildred Matheny and Shirley Boag, and a brother, Curt Edwards.

Surviving are her four children, Janet (Paul) Zongker of Arizona; Kathy (Wayne) Zeigenbein of Florida, Charlie (Pam) Briscoe of New Manchester and Jodi (Paul) Rusinovich of Weirton; seven grandchildren, Wendy, Marcie, Chris, Erik, Heather, John and Janna; eight great-grandchildren, Aubrey, Kayla, Zachary, Nicholas, Kaylen, Abigail, Kenzie and Carter; a brother, Earl Edwards of Weirton; and a sister, Beth Chetock of Lisbon.

Visitation is 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at Nixon Funeral Home, New Cumberland, WV, where services will follow at 7 p.m.