KINGMAN – Lorris Eugene Briggs Sr., 72, husband of the late Priscilla (Stanley) Briggs, died Feb. 3, 2009, at a Lincoln health care facility. He was born June 29, 1936, in Kingman, the son of Solomon Briggs Sr. and Lottie (Hatch) Briggs. Lorris was a wonderful father and grandfather. He loved his grandchildren, dearly, and will be greatly missed. He is survived by six children, Dorothy Smith and Greg of Houlton, Roger Briggs and Nellie of Houlton, Lorris Briggs Jr. and Polly Miller of Kingman, Timmy Briggs of Houlton, Tanya Briggs of Kingman, and Carl Briggs and Ann of Webster; 11 grandchildren, April, Heather, Kim, Lorris III, Dakota, Julianna, Priscilla, Alexis, Wayne, Crystal and Nathan; and a sister, Gertie of Auburn. In addition to his wife, Priscilla, he was predeceased by a grandson, Harlan Jr. Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday with Francine Stanley officiating. Spring interment will be at Kingman Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to help with funeral expenses. For an online guest book, please visit www.clayfuneralhome.com.