Barbara Rigsby

Feb. 17, 1934 -- Sept. 2, 2009


VANCOUVER, Wash. -- Former Walla Walla resident Barbara Lee Rigsby, 75, died Sept. 2, 2009.

The graveside service was today at Mountain View Cemetery. The Rev. Albert Gillin of First Presbyterian Church of Walla Walla officiated.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association through Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder St., Walla Walla, WA 99362.

Mrs. Rigsby was born Feb. 17, 1934, in Walla Walla to Harold and Lillian M. Lowden Banks. She graduated from Walla Walla High School in 1952 and attended Washington State College.

She married Ronald Rigsby on April 22, 1965, in Lowden. She was a customer service representative for Sprouse-Reitz retail stores, retiring in 1995.

Mrs. Rigsby is survived by her husband, at the home; three daughters, Leslie and Lisa Curdy and Elsa Huntley, all of Vancouver, Wash.; three sons, Craig Rigsby of Aloha, Ore., Darren Rigsby of Beaverton, Ore. and Marc Rigsby of Vancouver, Wash.; a sister, Patricia Orwick of Walla Walla; two brothers, Gary Banks of Touchet and Lynn Banks of Aurora, Colo.; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Sept. 8,


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