Beatrice M. Riggs (78)
Published: Friday, November 15, 2013
Beatrice M. Riggs, 78, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at the Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn.
Born in Cumberland County, Tenn., Beatrice was the daughter of the late David Jonathan and Sarah Ann Smith Dinkins. She was a homemaker and moved back to the Grandview community from Florida in 1979. Beatrice was a member of Mt Zion Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her son, Tony Lee Riggs and brother, Clifford Calvesta Dinkins.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Gaither Riggs of Grandview; daughters, Vickie Rose Goodwyn of Louisville, Ky. and Cindy Lou Watkins of Grandview; son, Eugene Allen Riggs of Avon Park, Fla.; brother, Jerome Dinkins of Piketon, Ohio; sister, Wanda Daniels of Spring City; nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home with Rev. Chip Meadows officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Vaughn Funeral Home, Spring City is in charge of arrangements. www.vaughn-funeral-home.com.
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