September 9, 1958 ~ February 14, 2020 (age 61)

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Donna Sue Riggins

Age 61

Of Athens

Passed away Friday, February 14, 2020

At her residence.


A native of Biloxi, MS. and resident of McMinn County since 1977, she was the daughter of the late Emmett O.B. Riggins Sr. and was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Wayne Riggins.  She was a follower of God and was an employee of Ingles for 17 years.


Survivors include her mother,

   Christine Harrison Riggins

Two sons and one daughter-in-law,

   Steven Reno of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA.

   Michael and Jennifer Reno of Lenoir City

Four grandchildren: Ethan Whittle, Walker O.B. Reno, Ella Moore and Maverick Reno.

Three sisters and brothers-in-law,

  Patricia and Teddy Clark of Englewood

   Theresa and Wayne Rookard of Athens

  Tez and Chris Clear of Cleveland

One brother

   Emmett O.B. Riggins Jr. and Phyllis Jones of Chattanooga

Several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be 7 pm Thursday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home.  Burial will be 2 pm Friday in McMinn Memory Gardens.


Pallbearers will be Ryan Ezell, Tyler Clear, Shanon Smith, Robert Clark, Jason Bonior and Christian Eisenmenger.


The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Thursday at the funeral home.


If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the online guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com.


Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Donna Sue Riggins.

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February 20, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
February 20, 2020

7:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

February 21, 2020

2:00 PM
McMinn Memory Gardens
1739 County Road 561
Athens, TN 37303

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