Lois Marie (Chaney) Briles, 99, of Amarillo, TX and Lubbock, TX passed away on Monday, December 21, 2020, peacefully in her sleep.
She was born in Gordon, Texas on June 22, 1921. The daughter of Ernest and Stella Chaney, she was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Stacy Chaney and his wife Evan Dell, Earnest Chaney and his wife Peggy, and Robert Chaney, and her husband Frank Briles, whom she married on October 29, 1938.
She had a wonderful life living to the age of 99 1/2. She was a long-time member of Paramount Baptist Church in Amarillo, Texas, and loved working in her yard, bowling in various leagues, fishing in Colorado, as well as knitting and crocheting.
She is survived by her son Greg Briles and his wife Sherri and their children Jon, Nicholas, Alexis, Breanna, Jeremy, and her great-granddaughter Skylar, along with one sister-in-law Mary Jo. She also had many nieces and nephews which she adored along with their husbands, wives, and children.
She will be buried at Memorial Gardens cemetery in Amarillo Texas alongside her husband. A Celebration of Life will be held this summer on what would’ve been her 100th birthday.