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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Edith L. “De De” Rigsby

  • Edith L. “De De” Rigsby, 92, of Shawneetown, passed away at her home 2:50 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013.
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  • Edith L. “De De” Rigsby, 92, of Shawneetown, passed away at her home 2:50 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013.
    She was born on April 2, 1921, in Saline Mines, the daughter of George A. and Mabel (Kinder) Kanady. De De married Marshall Ray Rigsby on March 17, 1951, in Eldorado. Marshall preceded her in death on April 6, 1986. She was a member of the Shawneetown Presbyterian Church and the Bowlesville Friendship Club.
    De De is survived by her daughter, Marsha K. Howell of Evansville, Ind.; two sons, Larry E. and Brenda Wood of Shawneetown, Billy R. and Debbie Rigsby of Ozark; eight grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one sister, Wilma Trial; and one brother, Nolan Kanady.
    Visitation for De De will be held 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown.
    The Rev. Jim Howard will be officiating with burial at Hogan Cemetery near Shawneetown. Donations in her memory may be made to the Hogan Cemetery.
    Internet condolences may be at the website, www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com.

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