Effie E. Riggs, age 95, of Upton, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, at her residence in Upton, Kentucky. She was the devoted wife of the late Bert Riggs.

Born in Giles County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late George McRee and the late Bertha S. Chapman McRee.

She is survived by two daughters, Janet Jenkins (Bill), of Bonnieville, Kentucky, and Cindy Bailey (Rick), of Clarkson, Kentucky; two sons, Greg Riggs (Vickie), of Louisville, Kentucky, and Stephen Riggs (Phyllis), of Upton, Kentucky; and daughter-in-law Ann Riggs, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

The family receives friends from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT, Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 at Brooks Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Upton. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. CT Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 at the church with Bro. Carlon Fields officiating. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.