Published: Saturday, February 14, 2009 1:41 PM EST
The Blackshear Times, Blackshear, Pierce Co, GA
Susan Elaine Riggins Carter, 53, of Blackshear, passed away early Saturday morning, February 14, 2009, at her residence following a short illness.
Born in Ware County, she had lived in Brantley County for many years before moving to Pierce County in 1995. She had worked for R. L. Walker Chevrolet for many years and had also worked with the State of Georgia in several positions over the years. She was a Brantley County High School graduate and was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. She was a daughter of the late William James and Eunice Clotielde "Teel" Burkett Riggins and was also preceded in death by a brother, William James Riggins, Jr.
Survivors include her husband, Greg Carter, Blackshear; a son, Kevin Mitchell Tallevast, Hoboken; a sister and brother-in-law, Cheryl Elese Riggins and Harold King, Hoboken; a brother and sister-in-law, Thomas Edward and Theresa Riggins, Hoboken; an aunt, Elese Burkett, Hoboken; several nieces, nephews & other relatives.
Visitation will take place from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at the funeral home.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, from the chapel of Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.
Memorialization is by cremation.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.
Mitchell Benton "Benny" Tallevast
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