Ruby Violet Briggs was born February 19, 1924 at Chamberlain to Alfred and Jessie (Sampson) Nord. She grew up at Kimball and graduated from Kimball High School in 1942. On December 6, 1944 she married Floyd Briggs. Ruby loved to dance and was an avid antique collector.
She is survived by her daughter, Sheryl (Russell) Kelly, Yardley, PA; son, Larry Briggs, Sioux Falls; six grandchildren: Jessica Briggs, Page Briggs, Chad Jansen, Russell Kelly, Patrick Kelly and Michelle Heckenliable, three great-grandchildren: Tyler Heckenliable, Sarah Kelly and Sean Kelly, and one brother, Glen Nord (Katherine), Sun City West, AZ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd, son, Thomas Briggs, daughter Faye Wintersteen, sister, Zola and brother, Boyd.