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Nina Mae Riggs

July 9, 2012

Nina Mae Riggs, 86, of Perryville, went to be with the Lord Thursday, July 5. 
She was born Oct. 14, 1925, in Perry.  Mrs. Riggs was retired from Walmart and was a member of United Missionary Baptist Church in Benton. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jethro and Ruth Young; two husbands, Odis Goodnight and Silas Riggs; a brother, Buddy Young; and four grandchildren, Bryan, Faith and Tyler Goodnight and Kayleigh Goza.
She is survived by her six children, Larry Goodnight and wife Lourds of Maumelle, Eddie Goodnight and wife Kathy of Malvern, Leonard Goodnight and wife Cindy of East End, Marilyn Hall and husband William of Perryville, Donnie Goodnight of Hot Springs and Gary Goodnight and wife Janette of Malvern; a brother, James Young and wife Iona of Fort Smith; and 68 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Jerry, James, Steven and Greg Goodnight and Justin and Jeff Compton.  Michael Hall will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 9, at Ashby Funeral Home. Burial will follow at McGhee Cemetery in Perry.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Ashby Funeral Home.
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