August 26, 1965 – March 29, 2018
On Thursday, March 29, 2018, the Lord extended His hand to Veronica Marcia Briers and said come home to Heaven, my faithful and loving servant.
Born on August 26, 1965 in Montgomery, Alabama, Veronica was the second born child and daughter of the late Doris Armstead Briers and Jimmie Lee Briers, Sr.
After graduating from Padua Academy in Wilmington, DE, Veronica attended Grambling State University in Grambling Louisiana for two years before transferring and graduating from West Chester University in West Chester, PA. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. While attending West Chester University, Veronica pledged the historically black sorority of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA).
In 1996, Veronica decided to move to Norcross, GA to make a life of her own. Over the years, she held various positions. She spent the majority of her career with FEMA and most recently, she worked with Cardinal Healthcare.
Veronica was very outgoing, loved to talk and shop. Anyone who had the privilege of getting to know her has experienced her quick wit and vast knowledge on almost anything. She enjoyed traveling, event planning, reading and spending time with family.
Veronica leaves to cherish her memory her father, Jimmie Lee Briers, Sr., three siblings: sister, Marchelle Briers (Pebbles); brother, Jimmie Lee Briers, Jr.; sister, Jerry Briers Cephas and her husband, Eric Cephas; nephew, Justice;and her niece, Aden. She is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She is predeceased by her nephew, Deacon and her mother, Doris.
A public graveside service will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Cemetery, New Castle, DE on Saturday, 4/21/18 at 11:00am.