Betty Riggs

Betty J. Riggs

August 31, 1938 - January 18, 2019
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Betty J. Riggs, 80 years of Winchester, passed away Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Southern Ohio Medical Center Hospice in Portsmouth.

Betty was born August 31, 1938 in Hillsboro, OH., the daughter of the late Carl H. and Thelma G. (Jackson) Shell.

Betty was a member of the Winchester United Methodist Church where she served as the church treasurer. Betty worked at the Wilson Children’s Home in West Union for several years and was the Winchester Village Town Clerk.

On February 21, 1959 she was united in marriage to Vincent R. Riggs who survives. Betty is also survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Carla and Jeff Brown of Seaman; two grandchildren, David (Melissa) Brown and Jill (Sam) Lahmers; four great grandchildren, Hunter and Caleb Brown, Levi and Avery Lahmers; one sister; Sandy (Donald) Roberts of Hillsboro.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the Winchester United Methodist Church with Pastor Greg Roberts officiating.

Burial will follow in the Kirker Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Winchester United Methodist Church.

Memorials: Winchester United Methodist Church, 70 Washington Street, Winchester, OH 45697.
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Jude Endicott

Posted at 12:00am
Vincent, Carla, and Sandy, My deepest sympathy and prayers for all of you. Betty was such a wonderful person and touched the lives of everyone she met. I always enjoyed running into and talking with her. She will be missed by everyone. Jude Endicott

Betty Jo Ratliff of Winchester

Posted at 12:00am
So sorry for your loss. Prayers if comfort for the family.

Diana Bolender of Hillsboro Ohio

Posted at 12:00am
So sorry to hear of Betty's passing. She was a special person.

Valerie Lloyd of Seaman

Posted at 12:00am
Prayers for you and your family

Judith Dunkley (Judy Roberts) of London, Ohio

Posted at 12:00am
Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to your family. I knew Betty from my days of youth and always loved her cooking and sweet inviting smile.

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