Betty Jean Riggs, 93, of Brazil, Indiana, passed away on July 23, 2020, while at Union Hospital, following a brief illness.
Betty was born on January 19, 1927, in Clinton, Indiana the daughter of Harry H.M. Marshall and Sophia (Goldhardt) Marshall. Betty married Glenn Riggs on March 7, 1944; he preceded her in death in 2003. Betty loved taking care of her family, traveling, flower gardening and spending time with her family – especially her grandkids.
She was a 50 year member of the Order of Eastern Star of Carbon.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents Harry and Sophia Marshall; her husband Glenn Riggs; her brother Richard Marshall; son-in-law John Mullenix.
Survivors include her children and their spouses: Edgar Glenn Riggs Jr. and wife Moyne of Tennessee, Linda Mullenix of Brazil, Nancy Davis and husband Gilbert of Brazil Michael Riggs and wife Nancee of Brazil; grandchildren: Amy Brown (Bob), Julie Alford (John), Sally Norris, Christopher Mullenix, Erin Cassady (Mark), Jill Price (Jim), Sara Sturm (Josh), and Ashley Davis (Jesse); 17 great-grandchildren; her sister Carolyn Kitch (Wayne) of Peru, Indiana; a sister-in-law Diane Marshall Clemens; as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Visitation will be at Lawson – Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Ave. Brazil, Indiana 47834, on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 from 11:00am until 1:00pm. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 1:00pm. Burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care 400 8th Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47804.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.