Pearl Fay Briggs

of Flippin, AR

March 14, 1945 - August 3, 2023

Pearl Fay Briggs, age 78, of Flippin, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2023 at her home.

Pearl was born March 14, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan to Pavao and Margaret Ailene (Bryant) Grahovac. Pearl was a lady of many and diverse skills and interests. She worked as a police detective for Johnson County, Kansas Sheriff Department, she was a seamstress/designer for White River Industries, she worked at Citizen's Bank as a commercial accountant, worked for Marion County Judge as his assistant/secretary and road foreman, she was a purchasing agent for Microplastics and at Ranger Boats, she worked at Metalogic, was an Arkansas state Jail Inspector, a farmer, worked alongside Martha at Flippin Fancy Flowers, was a pharmacy tech at Sodie's Pharmacy and held jobs at Walmart, ABC-123 Thrift Store. Plus she was a Race Reporter and action photographer, writing articles as ghostwriter "Monroe Sizemore" for years. Pearl was a huge influence and partner in Briggs Racing Products. She had a love for animals of all kinds, but her family was her greatest love.

Pearl is survived by her son, John Briggs (Martha) of Flippin; three brothers, Paul Grahovac (Sue) of Kansas City, Kansas, Mike Grahovac of Bella Vista, Arkansas, Joseph Grahavoc of Mountain Home; two sisters, Eva Jensen (Ralph) and Margie Grahovac all of Olathe, Kansas; two grandchildren, John Robert Briggs (Kelsey) and Matthew Briggs (Lucy) and two great-grandchildren, Luke and Amzi Briggs.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be 6:00 - 8:00 pm Tuesday, August 8, 2023 at Roller-Burns Funeral Home in Yellville.

Graveside service will be 9:00 am Wednesday, August 9, 2023 at Mountain View Cemetery near Flippin.

Pallbearers will be John Briggs, Matt Briggs, Stephen Kucala, Wayne Wood, Joe Grahovac and Dempsey Thompson.

Service Information
Roller-Burns Funeral Home
725 N. Panther Ave
Yellville,  AR 72687
8/8/2023 at 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Graveside Service
Mountain View Cemetery
Highway 202
Flippin,  AR 72634
8/9/2023 at 9:00 am

Mountain View Cemetery
Highway 202
Fiippin, AR 72634

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Burns Funeral Home
725 North Panther Ave.
Yellville, AR  72687