James Carl GREEN Henry M THOMAS Virgil Lee BREWER Tommy Edward BRIGGS Selena Avo UPTERGROVE Mini tree diagram
Ada Darlene GREEN

Ada Darlene GREEN5,1,6,2,3,3,4

13th Apr 19411,2,3,3,4 - 20th Jan 20204

Life History

13th Apr 1941

Born in Mangum, Greer, Oklahoma.1,2,3,3,4

1st Aug 1959

Married Henry M THOMAS in Greer County, Oklahoma.6,3

before 1962

Divorced from Henry M THOMAS in Oklahoma.6

22nd Jun 1962

Married Virgil Lee BREWER in Greer County, Oklahoma.6,3

1st Jul 1975

Death of Virgil Lee BREWER in Bellaire, Harris, Texas.4,7,8

31st Dec 1975

Married Tommy Edward BRIGGS in Harris County, Texas.6,2

26th Jul 2004

Death of Tommy Edward BRIGGS in Houston, Harris, Texas.6,4

20th Jan 2020

Died in Houston, Harris, Texas.4

29th Jan 2020

Buried in Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas.4


  • "Ada Darlene Green Brewer was married to my wife’s brother Virgil Lee Brewer. Her father was James Carl Green and [her mother was] Selena Avo Uptergrove."
    --  Marion "Butch" Mixon, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 31 May 2014

    "James Carl Green was my my dad's brother."
    --  Janet Green Ariciu, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 20 March 2020

    Oklahoma, County Marriage Records, 1890-1995
    Ada Darlene Thomas, Age 21 (b abt 1941)
    Virgil Lee Brewer, Age 29 (b abt 1933)
    Marriage 22 Jun 1962 Greer, Oklahoma, USA

    U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1
    Ada Darlene Briggs
    Birth Date 13 Apr 1941
    Phone Number 440-7028
    16230 Summer Wind Dr, Houston, TX, 77090-4736 (1992)

    Ada Darlene Green
    Birth 13 APR 1941, Death Living
    James Carl Green 1909 - 1982
    Selena Avo Uptergrove 1914 - 1998
    Spouse 1 Unknown Thomas Before 1962
    Child:  Robin Diane Thomas Birth 2 AUG 1960 in Mangum, OK
    Spouse 2 Virgil Lee Brewer 1933 - 1975, Married 22 Jun 1962
    Tamara L Brewer b 1963
    Melinda Ann Brewer b 1965
    Spouse 3 Tommy Edward Briggs Married 31 Dec 1975 Harris CO. TX
    Birth 10 Jun 1938 in Dallas, Texas, Death 26 JUL 2004 in Houston, Harris, Texas
    --  Marion Mixon, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/12166079/person/-321974044

    Ada Darlene Green Brewer Briggs
    Photo courtesy of Joel Farringer on Find a Grave 23 January 2020, accessed 20 March 2020

    Ada Darlene Green Brewer-Briggs
    Birth 13 Apr 1941 Mangum, Greer County, Oklahoma, USA
    Death 20 Jan 2020 (aged 78) Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
    Burial Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, Plot Sect E, Site 0203

    Ada Darlene Briggs, 78 of Houston, Texas went to be with her Lord on Monday, January 20, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 13, 1941 in Mangum, Oklahoma to James Carl and Selena (Uptogrove) Green.

    Darlene as she liked to go by, was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and friend. She enjoyed traveling, going on cruises with her husband, camping and going to the Opera House shows and attending her church. She also enjoyed country music and sewing when she was able. She loved her family and they loved her and she will be missed by all whom knew her.

    She is survived by daughters, Robin Simpson, Tamara Brewer and Melinda Kotarba; step daughters, Cindy Gutowski, and Julie Briggs; sons-in-law, Bob Simpson, Ted Kotarba, Steve Gutowski and Jim Gilmore; grandchildren, Bobbie Shores and Jared Shores; Tanner Simpson, Cody Harris, Cooper Harris, Tyler Kotarba, Rylee Kotarba, Tiffney Gutowski, Jessica Phillips and Chris Phillips along with great-grandson, Waylan Shores. She is also survived by siblings, Fern Haire, Charlie Haire, Jim Green, Bill Briggs, TJ Briggs, Donny Briggs, Ronny Briggs, Bobbie Briggs, Jess Brewer, Carole Brewer, Mary Laddie Goeringer and Patsy Mixon.

    Darlene is preceded in death by her parents; James Carl and Selena Green; husband, Virgil Lee Brewer and Tommy Briggs and step daughter, Kathy Gilmore.

    Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home from 6:00pm until 8:00pm with Funeral services being held 2:00pm Wednesday, January 29, 2020 in the Chapel of Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas with burial following also at Houston National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Tanner Simpson, Jared Shores, Cody Harris, Cooper Harris, Tyler Kotarba and Rylee Kotarba.

    Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home

    James Carl Green 1909-1982
    Selena Avo Uptergrove Green 1914-1998
    Tommy Edward Briggs 1938-2004 (m. 1975)
    Virgil L Brewer 1933-1975

    Maintained by Janet Green
    Originally Created by Joel Farringer 22 Jan 2020
    --  Find A Grave Memorial 206454312,https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/206454312/ada-darlene-brewer_briggs

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