Irene Rigsby

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Irene B. Rigsby

Mrs. Irene B. Rigsby, born November 20, 1926 passed away May 12, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation was Tuesday, May 14.
Mrs. Rigsby was predeceased by her husband Leonard M. Rigsby; parents Marvin and Nellie Benton; sons: Stephen Allen Rigsby, Michael Van Rigsby; stepchildren: Leonard J. Rigsby, Emma Louise Rigsby.
She is survived by her children: Kenneth Rigsby (Vickie), Judy Folds (Joe), David G. Rigsby (Janet); grandchildren: Brandy Yates (Paul), Ryan Rittenbury (Chelsea) of St. Charles, Missouri, Troy Rittenbury (Crystal), Dylan Rigsby of Denver, Colorado, Steven Rigsby of Rosewell, Georgia; Great-grandchildren: Michaela White, Triston White, Solan White, Riley Rittenbury, Harper Rittenbury, Kennedy Rittenbury, along with her beloved dog Lucky.
The family would like to say thanks to extended family caregivers: Dominique Wright, Patricia Powdell, Cossandra Thomas, JoAnne Johnson. Along with all the wonderful caregivers with Compassus Hospice.
Mrs. Rigsby was a devoted and wonderful mother, grandmother, and friend. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Opelika and served in preschool ministry for approximately fifty years. She worked at Opelika High School. Mrs. Rigsby made the best fried chicken in the world for Saturday family lunch until she was unable to. She loved and enjoyed time with her family and was the glue that kept the family coming back together.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and Crematory directing.

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