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Celebration of life service for Mildred Genell Riggs, 82, are set for Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Holly Baptist Church with Bro. Trent Nethery officiating. Burial will be in Holly Cemetery.

Visitation will begin Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Home .

She was a lifelong member of Holly Baptist Church. Mildred who enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, also loved cooking for her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, J.R. Barnes and Estell Kay Barnes; daughter, Teresa Stewart; son, Harold Wayne Riggs; brothers and sisters, Eugene Barnes, Billy Kay Barnes, Lowell Edward Barnes, Donna Ruth Barnes, C.W. Barnes, Bobby Mearl Barnes, Bobby Earl Barnes, Myra Joan Fooshee.

She is survived by her daughter, Kathy (Tony) Meyers; Sisters, Nelma Mitchell and Regetta Leatherwood, grandchildren, Ginger (Todd) Robinson, Christy (Richard) Fiveash, Brooke (James) Winchester; step-granddaughter, Amber (Jimbo) Ross; great-grandchildren, Ladanna Jones, Kaylee Jones, Lexi Kate Fiveash, Candler Robinson, Carleigh Robinson, Maddie Grace Winchester and a step-granddaughter, Harley Ross.

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Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home, Corinth, Mississippi.