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  • ID: I1161
  • Name: Joseph Lawrence RIGGINS Jr
  • Surname: Riggins
  • Given Name: Joseph Lawrence
  • Suffix: Jr
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 16 May 1925 in , Coffee County, Tennessee
  • Death: 29 Mar 2009 in Cataula, , Georgis 1
  • Burial: 2 Apr 2009 Parkhill Cemetery
  • _UID: F33455C3696BB248B7C6ED3D9F7F062D05DD
  • Change Date: 6 Apr 2009 at 01:00:00



    Father: Joseph Lawrence RIGGINS
    Mother: Nannie Albert THOMASON b: 1 Mar 1901

    Marriage 1 Mary Nell FLETCHER b: 31 Oct 1928 in Tullahoma, ,Tennessee
    • Married: ABT 1949 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Living RIGGINS
    2. Has Children Living RIGGINS

    Sources:
    1. Title: "Obituaries: Columbus Ledger Enquirer"
      Author: Columbus Ledger Enquirer - Columbus, Georgia
      Publication: http://www.legacy.com/ledger-enquirer/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonID=119144241
      Note: J.L. (Joe) Riggins Jr.
      USS Bennington CV-20 1944-1946
      Joseph L. Riggins, Jr. May 16, 1925 - March 29, 2009 CATAULA, GA ? Joseeph L. Riggins, Jr., 83, of Cataula died Sunday, March 29, 2009 at his residence. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, April 2, 2009 at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Macon Road Chapel with Reverend Roy White officiating. Interment to follow in Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 1, 2009 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Riggins was born May 16, 1925 to the late Joseph Lawrence and Nannie Albert Thomason Riggins in Coffee County, Tennessee. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in World War II. Mr. Riggins worked with The Krystal Restaurants and retired after 33 years of service as a manager. After his retirement he worked for several local super markets. He was a Master Mason and member of Rosehill Masonic Lodge #384, a Shriner, and Eastern Star #269. Mr. Riggins was a member of Edgewood United Methodist Church. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 59 years, Mary Nell Riggins; a sister, Mary Riggins, and a brother, Paul Eugene Riggins. Mr. Riggins is survived by two children, Larry Riggins of Columbus, GA, Debbie Hand of Cataula, GA; five grandchildren, Larry D. Riggins of Atlanta, Joseph L. Riggins of Atlanta, Cole L. Riggins of Columbus, Jeremy Hand of Columbus, Sherry Bowling and her husband, Doug of Ellerslie, GA; two great grandchildren, Kirsten and Kaylynne Bowling of Ellerslie, GA; a brother, Woodrow Riggins of Madison, TN; two sisters, Annie Lee Bowden of Tullahoma, TN, and Linda Smith of Normandy, TN. To sign the online guest registry visit www.mem.com .
      From the Columbus Ledger.- Columbus, Ga.
    2. Title: Family Records: Burke, Myra
      Author: Burke, Myra
      Publication: Email Message from Myrs L. Burke dated October 2008
      Note: Had been married 59 years at the time of her death.
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