Norma Jean Phillips Riggs, 85, of Follansbee, WV, passed away July 1, 2017, at Trinity West Hospital, Steubenville, Ohio.
She was born September 23, 1931, to the late John and Nellie Shreve Phillips. She was a homemaker and a member of the Langeloth Church of Christ. She was a devoted Christian and a devoted mother and grandmother, and a 1949 graduate of Weir High School.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband who passed in 1983, William “Bill” Riggs, who she married in 1950; one son, Terry Riggs, who passed in 1995; and a daughter Pamela Riggs who passed in 1981.
She is survived by one son, Randy Riggs and Robin of Follansbee, WV; a daughter-in-law, Gladys Riggs of Colliers, WV; four grandchildren, Megan Wood and Martin, Jason Riggs, Missy Riggs and Rob, Darcy Riggs-Suslovic and Karl, Valarie Russell and Steve; great-grandchildren, Dante, Gavin, Kaidence, Wesley, Zander, and Hudson. Her best friend and companion, Jack Bess and also a special friend, Diane Baughman, also survive.
Visitation will be held Thursday July 6, 2017, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles Street, Wellsburg, WV.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 7, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Tom Derby officiating. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery, Weirton, WV. Online condolences may be made at ReasnerOfWellsburg.com.