Deborah M Riggs


Deborah M. (Dewey) Riggs 57, lifelong resident of Edinburgh, IN. passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 at her residence. She was born January 13, 1960 in Columbus, IN. to the late James and Bernice (Lawhorn) Dewey. She married Michael E. Riggs, he survives.

She attended Edinburgh High School. She was a loving homemaker. She enjoyed crafting, antiquing, watching the cooking channel and HGTV. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband Michael E. Riggs of Edinburgh, sons David Baker of Edinburgh, Michael Baker (Tammie) of Edinburgh, daughter Jewell Fields (Daniel) of Edinburgh, step daughter Charity Carter of Martinsville, sisters Sherry Rubish of Edinburgh, Lisa Dewey of North Vernon, and Jamie Debaun of Bloomington, 17 grandchildren, two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents James and Bernice (Lawhorn) Dewey, daughter Rhiannon Baker, step son John Riggs, and a brother David Dewey.

The Reverend Lewis Burton will conduct a service 12 Noon Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Who So Ever Will Community Church 6235 Eisenhower Drive in Edinburgh where friends may call from 10 AM Thursday till service time at the church. Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Information 317-738-0202.