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Ola Jean Riggs

September 22, 1926 ~ March 10, 2021 (age 94)

Obituary

Ola Jean Tharp Riggs, age 94 years, of Hodgenville, passed away, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at her residence.

 

She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, Hodgenville and a homemaker.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Russell Riggs in 1996; her parents, Virgil and Nancy Mae Arnett Tharp; a granddaughter, Linda Mae Herron; two sons-in-law, Thad Truest Wheeler and Charles Ray Herron; two sisters, Velma Tharp Mollett and Louise Tharp Hudgins and two brothers, Clyde Tharp and Russell L. Tharp.

 

She is survived by a daughter, Gail Riggs Herron of Hodgenville; two grandsons, Ricky Dale (Cindy) Herron of Hodgenville and Dennis Ray (Emily) Herron of Daytona Beach, Florida; a step-daughter, Lois Ann Riggs Wheeler (Berlon) Roy of Glasgow; four great-grandchildren, Sarah Herron (Alex) Pike, Jaide Herron, Sullie (Melissa) Herron and Savannah Herron and three great-great-grandchildren and one on the way, Donovan Michael Pike, Charles James Pike and Charlotte Mae (Charlie Mae) Herron.

 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with Dennis Herron officiating.  Burial will follow in the Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville.

 

Visitation will be 4 to 8 PM Friday and after 9 AM Saturday at the funeral home.

 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Steadfast Baptist Church Building Fund, 170 Strange Road, Hodgenville KY 42748

 

Condolences may also be expressed online at www.bennett-bertram.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
March 12, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 W. Water St.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Visitation
Saturday
March 13, 2021

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 W. Water St.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 13, 2021

1:00 PM
Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home
208 W. Water St.
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Burial following funeral service
Saturday
March 13, 2021

Red Hill Cemetery
315 S. Greensburg Street
Hodgenville, KY 42748

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