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Florence Louise “Flo” Thompson Riggins - Garity

Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Jul 2012 (aged 88)
Kennewick, Benton County, Washington, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 100331651 · View Source
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Born 11/10/1923 Danville, IL

Died 7/14/2012 Kennewick, WA

Marriages: Charles Riggins 1946-1962, Robert Garity 1963 until his death in 2004.

She lived in various cities in Illinois, Colorado, Montana until she moved to Kennewick, WA, in 1968 with her husband Bob.

Florence was a dedicated Jehovah's Witness for over 50 years. Many of these years were spent in the full time ministry as a pioneer.

She had a big heart and was always there to take care of anything her family needed. She often extended this giving to others. If you knew Florence, her other love was animals and she took every opportunity to take care of them too.

Survived by her children: Terry Riggins, Charlene Lester (Robert), Carl Riggins, April Hellfeldt, Michael Garity (Naomi Ruth); grandchildren: Duane, Nathan, Robert, Christian, Amber, Renna, Neil, Mikaela, Nikita, Rush; great-grandchildren: Duane Jr., Mustang, Anthony, Ashley, Cody, Haily, Aaron, Allysa, Isabella, Zoe.

Preceded in death by her parents, Albert Thompson, Helen Terlip; husband, Robert Garity; and granddaughter Starla.

Memorial services will be held at 5:00 p.m., July 21, 2012, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, 32 W. 19th Ave., Kennewick, WA.

Published in Tri-City Herald from July 18 to July 19, 2012

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