Meares, R. M.

R. M. Meares, 91, Hatch Bend, died October 27, 2005.

Funeral services were Sunday, October 30, at 2 p.m. in Hatch Bend Baptist Church

Daniels Funeral Home of Branford was in charge of arrangements.

Riggs Services

Lois Lorraine Riggs, 75, of Branford, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005 at Shands at AGH. She was born in Pontiac, Michigan and came here from Radcliffe, KY in 1995. She was a retired park manager.

Mrs. Riggs enjoyed her family and grandchildren very much. She and her late husband James, operated two mobile home parks in Flint, Michigan. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.

Survivors include two sons, Richard and Shelia Riggs, Stanton, KY. and Duane and Samantha Riggs, Branford; three daughters, Joyce Riggs, Stanton, KY.; Debra Knickerbocker, Rocklin, California, and Diane and Brad Clapp, Flint Michigan; a sister, Joyce Schermerhorn, Branford. An uncle several brothers, nieces, nephews, and cousins; seven grandchildren, three step grandchildren, five great grandchildren and one step grandchild.

Mrs. Riggs is predeceased by her husband, James, her brother, Gerald Jackson, her granddaughter, Susan Elizabeth, her son-in-law, Steven Knickerbocker and her beloved dog, Diamond Jim.

Per the request of the deceased, there will be no services. Cremation has taken place, inurnment will be in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, the American Lung Association, or the charity of one's choice.

Arrangements by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services - Chiefland, Chiefland, Florida.

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