2012-10-20 / Obituaries

Earlene Rae Riggs

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Earlene Rae Riggs, 74, of Millersport, was held October 15, 2012, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with burial following at Lutheran Reformed Cemetery, Thornville.

Earlene passed away October 10, 2012, at Pickering House following an extended illness.

She was born April 15, 1938, in Charleston, WV, the daughter of the late Delbert and Estelle (Shaffer) Walker. She enjoyed cooking, traveling, going on cruises and wintering at her home in Florida.

She is survived by her husband, Darrell; her daughter, Loralee (Clayton) Corbin of Buckeye Lake; step children, Melody (Mike) Nagode,

Jackie (Jeff) Watson and Lisa (Danny) Johnson; grandchildren, Nichole, Stephen Jr., Amanda, Jason, John Jr., Deric, Joshua, Jared, Jayce and Amber; many great-grandchildren; her sisters, Pauline (Roy) Green and Carolyn (Ron) Hayes; many other step and half siblings; many nieces and nephews; and her beloved dogs, Princess and Inky.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her three sons, Stephen R., George C. and John A. Babcock; and her granddaughter, Christina McNerney.

An on-line guest register and video tribute to Earlene are available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com

Memorials may be directed to the FairHoPe Hospice, Pickering House, 282 Sells Rd, Lancaster, Ohio 43130.

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