The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


December 19, 2013

Marlene Briscoe

Marlene Briscoe, formerly of Ponca City and Bethany, Okla., passed away on Dec. 13, 2013 in Wylie, Texas, at the age of 89. She was born on June 14, 1924 to Charles and Wanda Isaacs in Ponca City, Okla. She was married to Paul V. Briscoe on Dec. 19, 1943 in Ponca City, Okla. She is survived by her husband of 69 years; daughters, Ponce Peterson and Judi Coker; sons, Phillip Briscoe, Steve Briscoe, and Mark Briscoe; brother, Walter Isaacs; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers and five sisters. Her Celebration of Life Service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home, 2925 Fifth St, Sachse, Texas 75048, with the Rev. Kevin Peterson officiating. Her family requests Memorial donations be made to Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, 17001 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa, Kan. 66220 or contribute via

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