What is Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss?

Death and grief are common human experiences, yet these experiences tend to be different for every individual. As a result, Hamilton's Academy of Grief & Loss offers a wide variety of resources available to you and your family as you begin to work through your grief.
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Visitation:

Sunday, November 5, 2017
1-4 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

Service:

Monday, November 6, 2017
2:00 pm
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

Disposition:

Hamilton's Crematory

Arrangements:

Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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Mary C. Briggs

Des Moines

Mary Briggs, 78, of Des Moines, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2017. She was born September 9, 1939, in Pleasantville, IA to Ruby G. (Trent) and Beryle E. Plummer.

Mary married the love of her life Edwin D. Briggs. She loved shopping and spending time with her family, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mary is survived by her husband, Ed; children, Michael Briggs, Mary Baker and Marsha Briggs; sister, Bernita Moats; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Monday, November 6, 2017, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Ave., Des Moines. The family will receive visitors on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., also at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.