JACKSONVILLE -- Mrs. Marjorie Elizabeth Riggs, 84, of Jacksonville, died at her residence Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 31 at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel with the Rev. Edward Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Onslow Memorial Park.
Mrs. Riggs was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Riggs; son, Dalton Riggs; her parents, Jessie Thomas and Ollie Mae Shead Thomas; and two sisters, Lila Mae Sullivan and Dorothy Rackley.
She is survived by her daughter, Tammy Riggs of Jacksonville; one grandson, Xavier Jones of Jacksonville; two brothers, Edward F. Thomas and Ernest Thomas, both of Wallace; five sisters, Patricia Mosior of Jacksonville, Eloise Parker and Lois Petelinkar, both of Wilmington, Margaret Betts of Canton, Ohio, and Irene Wise of Toney Tour, Md.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home.
Electronic condolences may be left for the family at jonesfh.org.