Margaret Stevens Briney

October 15, 2013 • Obituaries


BrineyMargaret Stevens Briney passed away at the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center on October 13, 2013.

Margaret or as she was known to all as Peg, was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on May 11, 1929. Her father was John Stevens and her mother was Helen Marie Peterson Stevens. She graduated from the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, with her RN certificate in 1950. She also graduated from Roosevelt [auth] University in Chicago, Illinois, in 1955. Her career as a registered nurse took her to several hospitals in Illinois, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania.

She married Dr. William F. Briney in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in 1957, and there are three children, Laura Huette of Bunker Hill, Illinois, John Briney and wife Penny of Mesa, Arizona, and William F. Briney, Jr. and wife Diane of Chester, New Jersey. She is survived by her husband William and her children and six grandchildren, Brieanne Marie Huette and Mark Andrew Huette of Bunker Hill, Illinois, Erin and Jennifer Briney of Phoenix, Arizona, and Kristin Elizabeth and William F. Briney III of Chester, New Jersey. She is also survived by her brother, Robert Stevens of Oviedo, Florida.

Memorial services are scheduled for Thursday, October 17, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church at 2801 W. Fourth Street with Reverend Randy Nolen presiding.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Presbyterian Outreach Program at the Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online registry book at

Cremation has been entrusted to the Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

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