Joan Ellen Briley Thomas died Wednesday, March 21, 2007, at the age of 63 after a brief illness. She was a lifelong resident of Manila until moving to Waycross, Ga.
She was preceded in death by her parents, T.E. Briley and Pauline Wortham Briley, and a sister, Barbara Ann Briley Hatley.
She is survived by a son, Daniel Lingo, and wife, Mary; two brothers, Walter Briley of Manila and Buddy Briley of St. Louis; a sister, Kay Briley of Nashville, Tenn.; and many friends and relatives.
The body was cremated.
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