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Jack Edward Briscoe

April 10, 1929 March 19, 2014
Jack Edward Briscoe
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Obituary for Jack Edward Briscoe
Lowell-Tims Funeral Home
Altus, Oklahoma 73521


Jack Edward Briscoe, age 84, of Altus, formerly of Hess, passed away early Wednesday morning, March 19, 2014, at English Village Manor, in Altus.

Mr. Briscoe was born in Hess, Oklahoma on April 10, 1929, to Loyce Jim Henry and Artie Ilda (Banks) Briscoe and graduated from Southside School in 1947. While on wheat harvest, Jack met the love of his life, Shirley Grace Kirkwood, at a skating rink in Grant, Nebraska. They were married on July 22, 1951 and spent the next sixty-one wonderful years together before Shirley"s death on October 19, 2012. Working together, side by side, they were involved in harvesting, farming, running cattle, spreading fertilizer in west Texas and Oklahoma. In the early 1960"s, Jack and Shirley moved to Maud, Oklahoma where they bought a ranch and started raising cattle. After almost 40 years, in July of 2000, they moved back to the family home, in the Hess community, where they enjoyed semi-retirement and being close to their family. Jack"s hobbies consisted of taking care of his family, working his cattle and repairing cattle panels.

Preceded in death by his parents and wife, he is survived by four children, LuAnn Wilson and husband Joe of Jenks, Oklahoma, Rudy Briscoe and wife Elena of Altus, Billy Briscoe and wife Angela of Olustee and Donna Welin of Gore, Oklahoma; eleven grandchildren, Bonnie Moss and husband William of The Azores Portugal, Mary Briscoe of Altus, Sarah Matthews and husband David of Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, Teresa Briscoe of Altus, Joshua Welin and Breanna of Milan, Illinois, Daniel Wilson and wife Vesper of Jenks, Oklahoma, William Cody Briscoe of Altus, Zachary Bearden of Laramie, Wyoming, David Wilson of Jenks, Oklahoma, Samuel Wilson of Jenks, Oklahoma and Brian Rudy Briscoe of Altus; eight great grandchildren; one brother, Jim Briscoe and wife Betty of Hess, Oklahoma along with a host of other family members and many friends.

Funeral services for Jack Briscoe will be at 10 a.m., Friday, March 21, 2014, at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at the Hess Cemetery under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home of Altus.

For family and friends not able to attend the service, Lowell-Tims will provide a live web-cast of the service beginning at 9:58 a.m., Friday. Go to and click on obituaries. Then click on Jack Briscoe. There will be a large button inviting you to join the web-cast.

Online tributes may be made to the family at

The family will greet friends at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home on Thursday evening, March 20, 2014, from 7 until 8 p.m.

7:00 PM
8:00 PM
Lowell-Tims Chapel
1100 East Tamarack Road

10:00 AM

Lowell-Tims Chapel
1100 East Tamarack Road
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