Edna West Riggs

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KINSTON - Edna West Riggs, 65, of Kinston, formerly Pollocksville, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Kitty Askins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lenzor and Josephine West. She attended church at Freedom Fellowship on Joe Nunn Road in Kinston. Survivors include her husband, Henry Riggs of the home. Daughters are Sharon Wetherington and husband Chester, Karen Smith, Kelly Downes and husband Lee, and one son, Jason Riggs. She is also survived by six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Her siblings include Len West of Kinston, Frances Voss of Kinston, Gerre Waters and Margaret West Gurganus of Rocky Point, N.C. Mrs. Riggs worked at Walmart until her retirement. Memorial contributions can be made to Freedom Fellowship Church at 469 Joe Nunn Road, Kinston, NC. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday night July 10, 2014, at Freedom Fellowship Church and other times at her daughter Sharon Wetherington home, 437 Burncoat Road Kinston, N.C. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Steve Dixon and Benny Guiterrez officiating. A burial will be held at Pinelawn Memorial Park at 11 a.m., Friday July 11, 2014. Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com.

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Published in Free Press from July 9 to July 12, 2014
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