88 year old May Rigsby of Smithville died Friday at NHC Healthcare Center. She was self-employed and a member of the Spring Street The Baptist Church. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. James Wright and David Frazier will officiate. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from noon until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Wallace and Elva Lee Henry Gooch; a son, Dennis Rigsby; a brother, Pollard Henry; and a sister, June Williams. Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Willie Rigsby of Smithville. Grandchildren, Tommy and Susanne Rigsby of Oregon and Shannon and Dale Garner of Morrison. Great grandchildren, Piper Rigsby of Oregon and Steven and Canaan Garner of Morrison. Daughter-in-law, Lenda Rigsby of Smithville. Two sisters, Elvera Graysneck of Oklahoma and Mary and husband Robert Birch of Kentucky. A brother, Marvin Gooch of Kentucky. Sister-in-law, Revina Henry of Michigan. A brother-in-law, Jackie and wife Frances Rigsby of Smithville. Special friend Jimmy Taylor of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family would like to express their appreciation to NHC Healthcare of Smithville for all the kindness and great care given to Mrs. May during her illness.
Jul 5 2013