Ollie Rigsby, 96, died Monday, July 5, 2010, in Community Hospice Care Center after an extended illness.
She was born Sept. 17, 1913, in Johnson County, Ky., to the late Kenis and Julia Hatfield Murry. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Orville Rigsby, in 1988. She was a shirt press operator at Standard Overall and a member of First Church of God.
Surviving are a son, Ronald R. Rigsby and his wife, Phyllis, of Ashland; two grandchildren, Randy Rigsby and his wife, Jackie, of Ashland and Brenda Kesling and her husband, Gary, of Ashland; five great-grandchildren, Caleb Rigsby, Tyler Kesling, John Kesling, Chris Kesling and Josh Kesling; and three great-great-grandchildren, Bella, Ava and Abby Kesling.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by seven sisters, three brothers and a great-grandchild, Jarrod Wurts.
At her request, there will be a graveside service at Rose Hill Mausoleum Chapel at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2010, by the Rev. Mabel Johnson and Dr. Steve Ruby. Entombment will be in the burial park mausoleum.
Friends may call an hour before services Wednesday at the chapel.
Contributions may be sent to Community Hospice, 1538 Central Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Steen Funeral Homes in Ashland are in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhomes.com.
Wednesday, July 7th, 2010