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Geraldine "Geri" White

Female 1929 - 2009  (80 years)


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  • Name Geraldine "Geri" White  [1, 2
    Nickname Geri 
    Born 7 Aug 1929  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Dec 2009  Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • The Sabine County Reporter
      December 30, 2009, Page 9

      Geri White Rigsby

      Geraldine "Geri" Rigsby, 80, of Nacogdoches, a local native, died Saturday, December 19, 2009.

      She was born Aug. 7, 1929, in Sabine County as a daughter of the late A. V. White and Edna McDaniel White.

      She enjoyed reading, gardening and quilting. She and her husband, "Red," love to travel. When in Woodville, she enjoyed involvement with the Ivanhoe Civic Club. When her children were young, she spent many years as a Girl Scout leader and also worked along Red with Boy Scouts.

      Survivors: son, Michael Rigsby, and wife, Dawn of Nacogdoches; daughter, Kathleen Rigsby Behrman and husband, Tom of Houston; son, Kyle Rigsby and wife, Julie of Lumberton; sisters-in-law, Ethel White of Woodville and Jackie Rigsby of San Antonio; brothers-in-law, Joe Rigsby and wife, Patsy of Cleburne and Larry Rigsby, and wife Bobbie of Midlothian; grandchildren, Ben, Kristen and Daniel Rigsby, Annie and Tommie Behrman, Sheila, Katrien, Jessica, and Joshua Rigsby; and a great grandson, Caleb Rigsby.,

      She is preceded in death by her parents, A. V. and Edna White; her spouse of 57 years, Lewis "Red" Eldon Rigsby; and a brother, Alan Victor White.

      Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 22, at the First United Methodist Church in Nacogdoches with Dr. Bill Gandin officiating. Interment followed at Nat Cemetery in Nacogdoches County with Dr. Duane Kelley officiating.

      Memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity, P. O. Box 630383, Nacogdoches, Tx 75963 or the American Heart Association, Nacogdoches County Division, 3629 West Meadow, Nacogdoches, TX 754961.

      Services were under the direction of Cason Monk Metcalf Funeral directors in Nacogdoches. Online obituary and guestbook at www.casonmonk-metcalf.com.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, January 2010)
    Person ID I418  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father A. V. White,   b. 16 Aug 1903, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1983, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Edna L. McDaniel,   b. Apr 1905, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1996, Woodville, Tyler County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Family ID F336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lewis "Red" Eldon Rigsby,   b. 3 Sep 1925, Bannister, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 2004, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married Abt 1948  [2
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Aug 1929 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 2009 - Nacogdoches County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972, p 62 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), December 30, 2009, Page 9 (Reliability: 3).