Riggs, Ethel A resident of Baton Rouge, she died at 10:50 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004. She was 78. Visiting at Greater Pleasant Green Baptist Church from 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, until religious service at 10 a.m., conducted by Donald Ray Turner. Interment in Hope Cemetery on Plank Road. She is survived by two sisters and a brother-in-law, Elder Clementine Butler and Elder Lenneth Butler of Slidell and Dorothy Smith of California. She was preceded in death by her father, Posey Robertson; mother, Frankey D. Dent; three brothers, Curley, Oscar and Timothy Dent; and a nephew, Ray Dent. Pallbearers will be members of Greater Pleasant Green Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers are Stephon Murphy, Curley Dent, Oscar Dent, Timothy Dent, Ray Dent and Lawrence Dent. Winnfield Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Advocate on Dec. 2, 2004.