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 Claudia Kathleen <I>Hurt</I> Riggins

Claudia Kathleen Hurt Riggins

Birth
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Death 2 Jul 2009 (aged 58)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 78839747 · View Source
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CLAUDIA KATHLEEN HURT RIGGINS, the fifth child of Robert Mathis Hurt, Sr. (05 Feb 1917 - 01 Jul 1988) and Ruby Mabel Havard (22 Sep 1921 - 21 Nov 1996) was born 09 May 1951 in Houston, Harris County, TX. She died on July 2, 2009 at her home. Visitatin and services for Claudia were held on Monday, July 6, 2009.

She had two sisters and three brothers: Guyneth Loring Hurt Philby/Kraus, Robert Mathis Hurt, Jr., Darryl Havard Hurt, Norman Eugene Hurt, and Debra Ellen Hurt Sparger/Carr.

During her young years, she lived on England Street in Houston. Later in her young life, she and her sister, Deb, and brother Norman lived at Buckers Home in Dallas, TX. At times during these days, she would live with different relatives.

She married Timothy Bruce Montgomery (23 Feb 1945 - 30 Mar 2006) on 28 Jun 1969 in Houston, Harris County, TX. They had no children.

She married James Thomas Spence (10 Apr 1947 - Jan 1984) on 01 Jul 1972. They had one son, Sean Thomas Spence.

She married Mohammad Z. "Sid" Siddiq on 04 Apr 1992 in Houston, Harris County, TX. They had one son, Ethan Soloman Siddiq (26 Jan 1993 - 19 Jun 2005) Houston, Harris County, TX

She married James David Riggins on 14 Feb 2003 in Houston, Harris County, TX. James adopted Ethan 01 Jun 2005. Ethan passed away in his sleep on Father's Day, 19 Jun 2005.

She was a true professional and a dedicated worker. She'd been in the banking business in Houston for more than 30 years and had been the loan department manager for many years. At the time of her death, she was Vice-President of Loans at a large bank in Houston, Texas. Every year Claudia and her friends at her bank would identify a poor family who couldn't afford to celebrate Christmas, and they would raise enough funds to purchase a tree and presents for them. And she would try to pay their electric bill, etc., so they'd have a good Christmas.

She loved to entertain and was a wonderful cook. She enjoyed beautiful things and her yard displayed lovely flowers and plants which she cared for. She turly cared about her family. Her family loved her dearly and is deeply greived by her death.

Clauda chose to be cremated. On Thursday, October 6, 2011, family members and friends gathered to distribute her ashes on her beloved son Ethan's grave in Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery (Houston,TX). The last twelve years of her life were devoted to loving and caring for her beloved son, Ethan Soloman Siddiq Riggins.


CLAUDIA K. RIGGINS, born May 9, 1951 in Houston, Texas, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2009 at the age of 58.

She is preceded in death by her son Ethan Riggins. She is survived by her husband James David Riggins, her son Sean Spence, stepchildren Rachelle and James Riggins.

She is also survived by her siblings Guyneth Kraus, Robert Hurt, Darryl Hurt, Norman Hurt, Deb Tru, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Claudia was a well respected member of the banking community. Our sweet Claudia will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

A visitation will be held Monday, July 6th, 11:00 a.m. at Brookside Funeral Home. Service will be held at 12:00 noon, Officiating Rev. Don Kidd

Brookside Funeral Home Cypress Creek, 9149 Highway 6 North. Houston Chronicle, July 5,2009


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  • Created by: Harold W Havard
  • Added: 21 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78839747
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Claudia Kathleen Hurt Riggins (9 May 1951–2 Jul 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78839747, citing Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Harold W Havard (contributor 47392225) .