Mazie Jernigan Riggs, 92, former seamstress with Garver Shirt Factory

Mazie Jernigan Riggs

WILMINGTON — Maisie Jernigan Riggs, 92, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Maisie was born Aug. 12, 1928, to Etta Mitchum Jernigan and Robert Jernigan. Maisie is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Sue Riggs.

Maisie was preceded in death by her husband, Issac Murlan Riggs; father, Robert Jernigan; and mother, Etta Mitchum Jernigan.

Maisie was employed at Garver Shirt Factory for 15 years as a seamstress. She was also a faithful member of Silver Lake Baptist Church located on Carolina Beach Road.

A visitation for Maisie will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, April 5, at Coble Funeral and Cremation Service at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 1155 Shipyard Blvd., Wilmington. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. officiated by Pastor Steve Gasque. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park, 1311 Shipyard Blvd., Wilmington.

Sue would like to personally thank Jill Finnegan, P.A., for her love and care during her mom’s prolonged health issues. Also, special thanks to devoted friends, Walt and Brenda Hunt, for their loving and caring hearts and for being a part of their family.

Share online condolences with the family at Coble Funeral and Cremation Service at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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