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Laura Carnes-Briggs

Laura Carnes-Briggs was American financial analyst. Certified nursing assistant, 1978.


  • Carnes-Briggs, Laura was born on August 13, 1936 in Jefferson, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of John Howard and Lottie Lula (Killough) Carnes.

  • Education

    • AD in Criminal Justice, University South Carolina. AD in Liberal Arts, University South Carolina, 1957. Postgraduate, University South Carolina, since 1998.

      Student, Lenoir Rhyne College, 1956.


    • Credit clerk Sears Roebuck, Florence, South Carolina, 1954-1955. Receptionist American Textile Manufacturers Institute, Charlotte, 1957—1958, 1961—1967. Secretary Chas. T. Main Inc., 1961-1967.

      Receptionist Pilot Life, 1958-1960. Treasurer, manager Chipper Service, Lancaster, South Carolina, 1967-1968. Credit manager Buensod division Aeronca Inc., Pineville, North Carolina, 1968-1972.

      Export international credit analyst Scovill Inc., Monroe, 1972-1987. Business specialist broker Consumer price index Associates, Lancaster, 1987-1988. International credit analyst John Deere Consumer Products, Inc., Charlotte, 1989—2001.

      Retired, 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Certified nursing assistant, 1978.


    Baptists should be faithful ambassadors of reconciliation in their personal relationships and local communities as they demonstrate the power of the Gospel to reconcile all persons in Christ.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    By Christ living within, and by the powerful work of the Holy Spirit, people can inadequately yet genuinely love and live in the spirit of God’s commands.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Christianity is not merely a list or rules of what one can and cannot do, but rather a means to develop a close relationship with God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit.


    President Lancaster County Heart Association, 1981. Vice president Friends Andrew Jackson State Park. Board trustees Lancaster County Library., since 2005.

    Member of National Association Credit Management, Credit and International Business, International Association Executives Finance, Leaf and Petal Garden Club, Evening Garden Club (president 1981-1983), Lancaster County Council Garden Clubs 1991-1992, American Legion Auxiliary (Zone 2 vice president).



    Reading, gardening, travel, swimming, public speaking.


    • Married John Beasley Benton (deceased 1970). Married Elton Edwin Wolfe, Junior, April 2, 1972 (divorced 1976). Married John Houston Hill, October 3, 1990 (divorced 1998).

      Married R. W. Briggs, March 25, 2001.
    • father: John Howard Carnes
    • mother: Lottie Lula (Killough) Carnes
    • spouses: John Beasley Benton
    • Elton Edwin Wolfe
    • John Houston Hill
    • R. W. Briggs
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    • 1957
      University South Carolina
    • 1956
      Lenoir Rhyne College
    • 1954 - 1955
      Credit clerk, Sears Roebuck
      Florence, Colorado, United States
    • 1957 - 1958
      receptionist American Textile Manufacturers Institute
      Charlotte, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • 1958 - 1960
      receptionist Pilot Life
    • 1961 - 1967
      receptionist American Textile Manufacturers Institute
      Charlotte, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • 1961 - 1967
      secretary, Chas. T. Main Incorporated
    • 1967 - 1968
      treasurer, Chipper Service
      Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      manager, Chipper Service
      Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1968 - 1972
      credit manager, Buensod division Aeronca Incorporated
      Pineville, Missouri, United States
    • 1972 - 1987
      export intern, ational credit analyst Scovill Incorporated
      Monroe, Michigan, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      business specialist, broker Consumer price index Associates
      Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1989 - 2001
      intern, ational credit analyst John Deere Consumer Products
      Charlotte, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • 2001
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