|Birth: ||Jul. 27, 1911|
|Death: ||Jun. 7, 2009|
obit from online at Morning News of Northwest Arkansa dated June 10, 2009:
STILWELL, Okla. — Bertha Rigsby, 97, of Stilwell died June 7, 2009, at her home. She was born July 27, 1911, in Boxley to Sam and Matilda Robinson Sherfield.
She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lou Ribsby, in December 1977.
Survivors include four grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Lewis Cemetery at Evansville.
Arrangements are by Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs
obit from online at Wasson Funeral Home:
Bertha Sherfield Rigsby was born July 27, 1911 in boxley, Arkansas, to Sam Sherfield and Matilda (Robinson) Sherfield. She departed this life June 7, 2009, in Stilwell, Oklahoma at the age of 97 years, 10 months and 11 days.
She was married to Lou Rigsby on June 14, 1949.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Sam Swafford and grandson Junior Swafford; her sisters, Martha Guthrie, Fanny Hoover, Millie Hoover, Josie McGowan, and her brother, George Sherfield. Johnny, Billy, Dorthy, Clara Mae, Roosevelt, and Julie Ann Swafford, Henry Davis, were also family members who preceded Bertha in death.
Bertha is survived by her daughter-in-law Laveda Swafford of Stilwell, one sister, Ore Swafford of Hulbert, four grandchildren (Sheila Winkler and husband Allen of Stilwell, Kathy Griffin and husband Jason of Evansville, AR, Larry Swafford and wife Kathy of Stilwell.) She also leaves behind a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephew, and other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at Lewis Cemetery, Evansville, Arkansas
Lou Rigsby (1901 - 1977)
Created by: Rosa Cline
Record added: Nov 11, 2009
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