Lessie Young Riggsbee, 95, died Saturday in the Carolina Health System in Charlotte. She was a native of Chatham County, a member of Lystra Baptist Church and was retired as the office manager for utilities from UNC.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 Wednesday at Lystra Baptist Church by Rev. Everett Smith and Rev. Virginia Taylor. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Riggsbee is survived by a daughter, Lou Merritt of Chapel Hill; a son, James B. Riggsbee, and his wife, Lynn, of Charlotte; two sisters, Ruby Ball of Virginia Beach and Allene Clark of Gibsonville; one brother, C.T. Young, of Gibsonville; three grandchildren, Fran Loftin and Jon and Adam Riggsbee and numerous grandchildren.
The family will greet friends after the service in the church.
Arrangements are with Walker Funeral Home, Chapel Hill.