Born August 30, 1966 in Fayetteville, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2011 following a courageous battle with cancer; she was 45 years old. She was of Lansing, Michigan.
Surviving are: husband, Greg Cole; daughters, TeEra (fiancé Keith Lickert) Briggs and Rebecca (fiancé Nicholas Whitcomb) Briggs; granddaughters, Liza Jayne Baker and Jaeana James; her mother, Katenna Briggs; and siblings, Derrick Briggs, Kristina Briggs, and Eric Briggs along with a host of nieces, nephews and other extended family members. Sophia was preceded in death by her grandmother, Clara Mae Briggs.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at Galilee Baptist Church, 2511 Reo Rd., Lansing, with Pastor Paul Garrett officiating. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Tuesday, November 29th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Those who wish may make memorial contributions, in Sophia’s memory, to the Breslin Great Lakes Cancer Center at Ingham Regional.