Barbara A. Riggs

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Barbara Allen Riggs

Born on June 11, 1929 in Louisville, Kentucky, passed away on February 28, 2014 in Indianapolis. She was the daughter of H.T. & June Crowder Riggs.

Barbara attended Atherton High School for Girls in Louisville, later graduating from DePauw University with a degree in romance languages & studied library science at The University of Southern Indiana.

Longtime resident of South Bend & Evansville, residing more recently at Marquette Manor Indianapolis. Barbara retired from Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library. She was a charter member of Gamma Iota Chapter of Delta Gamma and was active in the alumnae chapters in South Bend and Evansville, Indiana.

Barbara married Paul Butler Wever Jr., in 1952. He predeceased her along with her parents, son in law, Robert W Cates. She is survived by one brother William C Riggs of St. Louis, Mo; three daughters Susan Wever of Indianapolis, Nancy Wever (Paul Kenny) of Alameda, CA, & Patricia Linback of Walkerton, IN. She is also survived by five grandchildren Christian Linback (Tammy), Elizabeth Whitmer, Matthew & Adam Linback, Christopher Kenny, and five great grandchildren.

Services will be held on Wednesday, March 5th at 4 p.m. in Crown Hill Funeral Home , 700 W. 38th St. Indianapolis, IN 46208, with visitation two hours prior to service. Officiating will be Father John Denson of St. Paul Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Center Ridge Cemetery in Sullivan, IN. Memorial contributions can be made to the WFYI Public Media or The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.

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Crown Hill Funeral Home
700 West 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208
317-925-3800
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Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Mar. 4, 2014
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