Verna Grace Rigby

January 5, 1928 - September 13, 2009

01/05/1928 - 09/13/2009

Past Services

Tuesday September 15, 2009
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Paul Funeral Home
900 Small Ave
Washington, NC 27889
Wednesday September 16, 2009
2:00 pm
Walter Gurkin Family Cemetery
Pinetown, NC 27865

Verna Grace Rigby

Chesapeake, Verna Grace Rigby, 81 passed away Sunday September 13, 2009. She is now in the arms of our Lord. Born in Pinetown, North Carolina on January 5th 1928 to the late Elvy Holmes and Lena ” Betty” Waters. She was a member of Shiloh Freewill Babtist Church in Pinetown.She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, & wonderful friend to all that knew her.
She was predeceased by one brother Loyd Holmes Waters. She is survived by one sister Georgia Ann Taylor, by two daughters, Verna Mansfield and husband Gary, Betty Noel and husband Mike, and one son Daryl Rigby and wife Pam.Also surviving are 6 grandchildren Brian, David, Amy, Stuart, Kimberly, & Joshua. 5 great grandchildren, Chloe, Alex, Samantha, Caleb,& Cole.
Visitation will be at Paul Funeral Home, Washington, NC from 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday evening, September 15th and a graveside sevice will be held at 2pm on Wednesday September 16th at the Waters Family Cemetary in Pinetown. There will be a celebration of her life, following services at the Pinetown Ruritan Club. Flowers will be received by Paul Funeral Home or donations may be made to Good Shepherd Center, 811 Martin Street Wilmington, NC 28401. On line condolences may be expressed @

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Ed and Maryann Bottum
7 years ago

With sincere condolences.

Laurie Bottum Hensley
7 years ago

Your mom was such a wonderful woman. May you be comforted by all the wonderful memories you have of her. My deepest sympathy to all of her family.