Virginia Riggs of Fairmont, 84, died Thursday (Oct. 19, 2017) at the United Hospital Center.
She was born Dec. 14, 1932, in Marion County, a daughter of the late Robert and Leota Taylor.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Steven E. Riggs.
Mrs. Riggs was a homemaker and attended Whiterock Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Kathy Riggs Bishop and her husband Timothy of St. Albans, and Donna Riggs Abbott of Fairmont; two grandchildren, JoAnna Abbott Fout and her husband Keith of Belle, and Kevin Abbott and his fiancée Witney Marks of Fairmont; one great-grandchild, Laynee Abbott of Fairmont; a sister-in-law, Margaret "Peggy" Dragich of Fairmont; and nieces and nephews, Susan Neptune and her husband Alan of Morgantown and George "Keith" Riggs of Fairmont.
The family would like to thank Dr. Bowles and the staff at Clarksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation, nurses on the seventh floor north at United Hospital Center and People's Hospice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. There will be no public visitation or funeral. A private graveside service will be held for the family in the Grandview Memorial Gardens with Pastor Betty Jones officiating.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on October 20, 2017