Donna Sue Riggins, 61, of Athens passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at her residence. A native of Biloxi, Miss., and a resident of McMinn County since 1977, she was the daughter of the late Emmett O.B. Riggins Sr. and was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Wayne Riggins. She was a follower of God and was an employee of Ingle’s for 17 years. Survivors include her mother, Christine Harrison Riggins; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Steven Reno of Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., and Michael and Jennifer Reno of Lenoir City; four grandchildren, Ethan Whittle, Walker O.B. Reno, Ella Moore and Maverick Reno; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Patricia and Teddy Clark of Englewood, Theresa and Wayne Rookard of Athens, and Tez and Chris Clear of Cleveland; one brother, Emmett O.B. Riggins Jr. and Phyllis Jones of Chattanooga; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home. Burial will be 2 p.m. Friday in McMinn Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Ryan Ezell, Tyler Clear, Shanon Smith, Robert Clark, Jason Bonior and Christian Eisenmenger. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the online guest registry at Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens has been entrusted with the care of Donna Sue Riggins.

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