GLASGOW — Ruth Elizabeth Piercy Rigsby, 92, of Glasgow, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Barren County Health Care. The Barren County native was the daughter of the late Joseph Riley and Lena Bailey Piercy and was the wife of the late Basal William Rigsby.
Mrs. Rigsby owned and operated Mema’s Day Care Nursery and Rigsby’s Greenhouse and she was also an accomplished needle artist. She was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Gayle Steenbergen and husband Bobby, of Glasgow; her son Harold Wayne Rigsby and wife Trish, of Sparta, TN; five grandchildren, Shahn Rigsby, Derron Steenbergen (Krista), Susan Rigsby, Laura Orsland (Eric) and Ginny Hensley (Drew); 11 great-grandchildren, Logan, Lyn Dawsyn and Landry Steenbergen; Taylor, Grace and Ella Hagan; Reed, Hope and Anne Michael Hensley; and Frannie and Paul Rigsby-Tinch.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Marita Joyce Rigsby; a brother, Taylor Piercy; and three, sisters Edna Mauk, Pauline Thomas and Jocille Jones.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Monday. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to the Bethel United Methodist Church, 3702 Burkesville Rd., Glasgow, KY 42141.