Dorothy J. Riggs, age 76, formerly of Knightstown, died on Monday Feb.14, 2011, at The Waters at New Castle, Ind. She was born on June 12,1934, the daughter of Lowell Thomas Jessup and Catherine (Compton) Jessup. She married J. Darwin (Dub) Riggs.
She is survied by three sons, Michael J. Riggs (Kimberly) of Knightstown, Patrick D. Riggs (Wanda) of Shelbyville, Steven (Darlene) Riggs of Upland; three daughters, Lynn Kleiman of Shelbyville, Constance D. (Wm) Pugh, of South Milwaukee,Wis., Jeanne (Van) Hastings of Wilkinson; two brothers, John (Ida) Jessup of Knightstown, Max (Rosemary) Jessup of Spiceland; six sisters, Martha Smalley of Calif., Iris (James) Montgomery, Calif. Sara (Robert) Broadwater of Greenfield, Nancy (James) Pennington of Indianapolis, Eleanor (Don) Painter of New Castle, Joy (Tim) Woodruff of Liberty; 14 grandchildren; and 23 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one great grandson; and one son-in-law.
A calling will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.17, 2011, at Todd Funeral Home in Knightstown, Ind. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb.18, 2011, at the funeral home. Rev. Ken Smith will be officiating.
Memorials can be made to the Cory Cross Foundation at the funeral home.