Rose Lee Briscoe
Rose Lee Briscoe, 83, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, May 26, 2012 at a local healthcare facility.
She was born May 8, 1929 to Robert L. and Georgia A. (Lytle) Martin in St. Joseph.
She married Arthur B. Briscoe, Sr. on February 4, 1950. He preceded her in death on November 16, 1996.
Mrs. Briscoe enjoyed being a homemaker and worked as an Electrical Inspector for Whitaker Cable.
She was a member of Ebenezer A.M.E. Church and served as Steward Board Member and on the Finance Committee. Rose enjoyed shopping and cooking.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; son, Arthur B. Briscoe, Jr.; and sister, Carol J. Scheffield.
Survivors: daughter, Lenetta Nunley, St. Joseph; son, Elree T. Martin, Cheyenne, Wyoming; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Charles Martin (Shirley), Robert Martin, Rudolph Martin (Carol), Mary Thompkins, Dianne Puckett (Bob), Ruth Logan (Dupree), Carrion Henderson, and Sandra Martin.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Ebenezer A.M.E. Church. Interment Ashland Cemetery. The Family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Mrs. Briscoe will be removed from Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory to arrive at the church one hour prior to the service. The Family suggests memorial gifts to American Heart Association or the American Lung Association.