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Dora Kay Riggs

Parkersburg, WV

June 24, 1956 - February 10, 2024

Dora Kay Riggs Obituary

Dora Kay Riggs, 67, of Big Springs, WV passed away February 10, 2024 at the Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, WV. Kay was born on June 24, 1956 in Rochester, PA. A daughter of the late Frederick and Dora Jones Newell. She was a devoted homemaker, treating everyone as family and always putting others first, and fighter until the very end.


She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Michael Riggs; one son, Michael "Curt" (Kim) Riggs; one daughter, Samantha "Sam" McWilliams; six grandchildren, "Debbie" Kay (Keenan Nolan) McWilliams, "Katie" Riggs, Erika (Russell) Knicley, Brittany (Bud) Munoz, Bradley (Martha) Riggs, Joyce Riggs; four great grandchildren, Elena, Haesten, Jeffery II and Bayleigh. Many wonderful nieces and nephews she loved as her own.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Jeffery Riggs; one brother, Larry Newell and one sister, Yvonne Poorman.


Visitation will be Thursday 3-6 pm at the church and Friday one hour prior to the service at the church.


Funeral services will be Friday 1:00 pm at the Five Fork Church, 403 CR 10, Big Bend, WV 26136 with Pastor Kevin Church officiating. Burial will follow at Newell Family Cemetery in Big Root, WV.


Arrangements have been entrusted to Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg



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