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Karen Ray Briggs-Ward

June 30, 1943 ~ May 9, 2020 (age 76)

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Karen Ray Briggs-Ward

Karen Ray Briggs-Ward, 76 of Riverside, California, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at her home surrounded by family.  

Karen was born in Moroni Utah on June 30, 1943.  Karen grew up in Moroni Utah and later moved to Magna where she attended Cyprus High School. 

She married Theodore Dee Briggs on May 4,1959 and had three children; they were married for 34 years until his death in 1993.  They lived in Mira Loma for 26 years. 

In 1997 she met her friend and second husband Charles Roger Ward; they married June 19, 2010.

Karen is survived by her husband Charles Roger Ward, two children, Keith (Patsy) Briggs, Plainfield Indiana, Michelene (Steve) Harris, Riverside California, six grandchildren, Ricky, Joshua, Amber, Wesley, Scott, Barbra and 10 great grandchildren. 

Karen was preceded in death by her son Scott Randall Briggs; her mother Bernice Sorenson Follett;  sister Barbara Follett;  brother Ronald Allred and first husband Theodore (Ted) Briggs. 

Karen enjoyed watching NASCAR,  going to the casinos, traveling and spending time with her family.

She will be forever missed by her family. 

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