Obituary for \r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t Chong Suk Briggs (Oh)\n\r\n\t\t\t\tPROVO - Chong Suk Briggs of Provo, Utah passed away in her sleep Thursday, March 9, 2017. She was born November 15, 1935 in Chungnam-Do, South Korea to Su Ok O and Tae Sun Sin. She married John Alan Briggs in Seoul, Korea on December 19, 1963, who later predeceased her August 6, 1974 at the age of 45.\n\nShe is the mother of three sons. She is survived by John and Aimee Briggs, James and Cherri Briggs, and Joseph Briggs. She dearly loved 8 grandchildren and cherished 5 great grandchildren in her life.\n\nFrom a very early age and by the time she was old enough to attend school, she was needed to stay at home and help raise her younger siblings, sacrificing a formal education. At the age of 28, she married the love of her life, a member of the United States Air Force, who took her on a new adventure to the United States. \n\nMoving from Korea and becoming a citizen of the United States on April 2, 1968, she and her husband settled in New Jersey shortly after he retired from twenty years of service in the military. Through her efforts, many of her family from Korea was able to join her in New Jersey. Becoming a widow at the age of 38, she raised three young boys into men on her own. \n\nMoving from New Jersey in 2001, she found and purchased a house in Provo, Utah. She made that house her home; it was a dream come true for her. She never remarried, but she found her joy in life through her children and their families. She was always first and foremost a mom being there for her family with unconditional love and support.\n\nThere will be a viewing from 11:00 am to 12:45 pm followed by funeral services held at 1:00 pm on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Nelson Family Mortuary, 4780 N. University Avenue, Provo, Utah. Internment will be at Eastlawn Memorial Hills , 4800 N 650 E, Provo, Utah.