Edna Mae Riggs

Edna Mae Riggs

Edna Mae Riggs, 89, of Goliad, died Friday, March 6, 2020.

 Mrs. Riggs was born June 30, 1930, to Irvin Julius “I.J.” and Margaret Stehle Hennig. She worked in the Goliad County Tax Office for many years. Her hobbies included cooking and canning the fruits and vegetables they grew, nurturing plants, sewing and crocheting.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lamar Riggs; son, Robert Riggs; and brothers, James Hennig and Eugene Hennig.

Survivors include her son, Randy Riggs; daughters, Anna (Bob) Brennan, Wanda (David) Pounds and Laurie (Joe) Smith; grandchildren, Michelle Brennan, Robert Brennan, Sarah Garza, Keren Myers, Joel Riggs, Olivia Riggs and Kelly Smith; and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held Monday, March 9, from 2 to 7 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 5 to 7 o’clock at Grace Funeral Home in Goliad.

The funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Goliad with Pastor Randy Bruno officiating. Burial followed at Glendale Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Robert Brennan, Joel Riggs, Ricky Garza, Zachary Brennan, Tim Hennig and Mike Hennig.

Honorary pallbearers were Kelly Smith, Jon Riggs, Russell Doerr, David Koehne, Joe Reitz and Andy Cole.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of South Texas, St. John’s Lutheran Church, or La Bahia Nursing Home.

A guestbook is available at gracefuneralhome.net.

Arrangements were under the direction of Grace Funeral Home, Goliad.

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