Carmen <I>Briscoe</I> Rigby

Carmen Briscoe Rigby

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Death 16 Jul 1996 (aged 45)
Burial Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 5599337 · View Source
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The Winona Times
Winona, MS
August 1, 1996

Carmen Briscoe Rigby

Carmen Briscoe Rigby, 45, of Winona, died of a gunshot wound Tuesday, July 16, 1996, at Tardy Furniture Company in Winona.

Mrs. Rigby was a member of Community Baptist Church near Winona. She was the bookkeeper for Tardy Furniture Company.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 19, at First Baptist Church in Winona with Rev. Jimmy Latham officiating assisted by the Rev. Gary Jackson. Burial was in the Vaiden Cemetery.

Mrs. Rigby is survived by her husband, Benny L. Rigby of Winona; two sons, Benjie Rigby and Brian Rigby, both of Winona; her parents, Luther D. and Katherine Briscoe of Vaiden; and one brother, George Briscoe of Slidell, La.

Pallbearers were Bill Mann, Charles Ellis, Kenny DuPont, Lloyd Bailey, Seth Rogers, David Heath, Terry Thomas, and Murray Greenlee.

Honorary pallbearers were brothers and dad of Mrs. Rigby's husband.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Baptist Church's building fund.

Oliver Funeral Home of Winona was in charge of arrangements.


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The Commercial Appeal
Memphis, TN
July 19, 1996

Carmen Briscoe Rigby

WINONA - Carmen Briscoe Rigby, 45, bookkeeper for Tardy Furniture Co., died of a gunshot wound Tuesday at her job. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church here with burial in Vaiden Cemetery. Oliver Funeral Home here has charge.

She was a member of Community Baptist Church.

Mrs. Rigby, the wife of Benny L. Rigby, also leaves two sons, Benjie Rigby and Brian Rigby, both of Winona; her parents, Luther D. Briscoe and Katherine Briscoe of Vaiden; and a brother, George Briscoe of Slidell, La. The family requests that any memorials be sent to the building fund at Community Baptist Church.

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Cause of death: Murdered at Tardy Furniture Company in Winona, MS by a disgruntled employee, who was convicted of murder and is now on Death Row at Parchman prison. The four victims were:

Bertha Tardy, Robert Lee Golden, Carmen Briscoe Rigby, and Derrick Everett "Bobo" Stewart.


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  • Created by: Ron Collins
  • Added: 8 Jul 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5599337
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carmen Briscoe Rigby (1 Apr 1951–16 Jul 1996), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5599337, citing Vaiden Cemetery, Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Ron Collins (contributor 14149965) .