Doris Rigsby

Rigsby Home

Submitted by Kate Rigsby Cain Bynum

Doris Rigsby was not from Rockcastle, but her husband George was born there to Thomas L. Rigbsy and Sarah Elizabeth (Hurst) Rigsby

June 24, 1935

Mrs. Doris Rigsby, 42 of Helt township, near Jonestown, Indiana died at 2 o'clock this morning at the Vermillion County Hospital in Clinton, Indiana. Mrs. Rigsby had underwent an operation last Thursday and failed to recover.

She is survived by her husband, George Rigsby, seven children, Chester Leroy of St. Bernice, Indiana, Elnora Lucille of Ft. Wayne, Myrtle Marie, John Franklin, Mary, Victor Leon and Betty Joan at home. Also surviving are her mother, Mrs. Mary Evitt, who makes her home with the Rigsby's, four brothers. Commodore Evit of Clinton, Delbert of Gary, Winston of near Clinton, Indiana and William of Oliver, Illinois and two sisters Mrs. Joe Carey of Paris, Ill., and Mrs. Charles Hare of Decatur, Indiana.

Funeral services will be held at the home Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Frist Funeral Home officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Cemetery in Edgar County, Illinois