Wanda B. Riggs

January 21, 1928 - April 29, 2003

01/21/1928 - 04/29/2003

Wanda B. Riggs, 75, of Moundsville died April 29, 2003 in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, GlenDale, WV. She retired in 1991 after 18 years service for the State of West Virginia. She was a member of the Ohio Valley Womens Bowling Association, the Womens International Bowling Congress and the Ladies Aux. of the Eagles, Aerie #499, Moundsville. She was preceded in death by her parents, CecilBessie Brown Ambrose; her husband, Noel "Shakey" Riggs in 1991; her in-laws Lemuel and Velma Riggs. Surviving are a son, Lawerence R. Patterson, Greensburg, PA; a brother, Richard Ambrose of FL; a daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Patterson, Akron, OH; two sister-in-laws, JudyBud Wood of Moundsville and Marsha Riggs of Charlotte, NC; five grandchildren, SonyaMatt Kennedy, Columbus, OH, NoelRhonda Clarke, Moundsville, KellieJohn Patterson, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, DuaneBevy Clarke, Fredericksburg, VA and StevenKelly Clarke of Richland, NC; six great grandchildren; many other loving family and friends. Services will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Millie Lekanidis
8 years ago

As a child, Wanda and Shakey were a big part of my life. They were close friends of my parents. Harry and Shirley Lekanidis. They were like an Aunt and Uncle to me. They spent many weekends and holidays celebrating with our family. My first Dodger game was spent with them. They were big fans. I have many happy memories of both them that I will treasure for a long time. They both are missed deeply. Love, Millie Lekanidis.

Jay Knapp
8 years ago

Sorry to hear about Mrs. Riggs. I’m sure she’ll be missed by both family and friends.