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July 9, 2013

Norma "Jean" Shockency Rigsbee, 88

Norma “Jean” Shockency Rigsbee, 88, of Greenwood, passed peacefully in her home July 8, 2013, after an extended illness.

She was born April 3, 1925, in Indianapolis, to the late Emerald H. and Mildred Haywood Shockency.

Norma graduated from Arlington High School, Class of 1943. She married William E. Rigsbee, Aug. 29, 1948, and he preceded her in death Feb. 15, 2004.

She was a homemaker and a member of Indian Creek Christian Church.

Visitation will be Friday, July 12, 2013, from 9 a.m until the time of service at 11 a.m. at Indian Creek Christian Church, 6430 S. Franklin Road.

Norma Jean is survived by her loving children, Jane A. Tingle (Bill), Emily S. Wilson (Tom), Bruce W. Rigsbee (Judy) and Laura B. Garard (Ron); daughter-in-law, Delma J. Rigsbee; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A son, Steven D. Rigbsee, preceded her in death.

Final care and arrangements are entrusted to Shirley Brothers Thompson Road Chapel. www.shirleybrothers.com.

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