ECTOR — Lerah Riggs, age 73, of Ector, TX. passed away on Friday February 23, 2018 in Denison, TX.

Lerah was born on March 18, 1944 in Sedalia, TX the daughter of Richard Lee Monk and Blanche Opal Ballard Monk of Gunter, TX.

She is survived by her son, Adam Riggs; wife Julie of Howe, TX and daughter Amy Earl; husband Kenny of Ector, TX and 3 grandchildren Mason Riggs of Howe, TX and Josie and Austin Earl of Ector, TX. her sisters, Virginia White of Ector, TX, Bernice Housewright; husband Jim of Wylie, TX brothers, Jack Monk; wife Jean of Dorchester, TX and Truett Monk; wife Sheryl of Van Alstyne, TX and brother in law Jimmy Sisson of Collinsville, TX

Lerah was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Emmett Riggs of Fort Worth, her sister, Anita Sisson of Collinsville, TX. brothers, T.A. Monk and wife Lillie of Dorchester, TX and Jimmy Monk of Denison, TX and brother in law Jack White of Ector, TX.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Scoggins Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Westminster, Texas. Alan Monk officiated and the services were under the direction of Scoggins Funeral Home & Crematory, 637 W. Van Alstyne Parkway, Van Alstyne, TX. 75495

The family received friends on Wednesday, February 28th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Scoggins Funeral Home.

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