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Esther Mae (Marcum) Riggs

March 31, 1928 ~ February 26, 2021 (age 92)


Esther Mae Marcum Riggs, at 92, left her temporary home to live with her Savior on February 26, 2021. Born to Roy Raymond Marcum and Mildred Marcum (Wroten) on March 31, 1928 in Noblesville, IN, Esther grew up attending Calvary Baptist Church.

A 1946 graduate of Noblesville High School, Esther worked various jobs including Weldy’s Drug Store, Indiana Bell Telephone, Firestone, Noblesville Foundry, IN Highway Department, and RCA. In retirement she worked part-time for Randall and Roberts Funeral Home, Noblesville Schools Transportation, The Lodge, and volunteered for Riverview Hospital.

Esther was preceded in death by her parents and step-father, Kenneth Wroten; brothers, Raymond Marcum and Kenny Marcum; and nephew, David Marcum. 

She is survived by daughter, Pam (Ron) Davidson; sons, Brad (Rita) Riggs and Brian (Beth) Riggs; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

An avid reader and puzzle worker, her last residence was Park Square Manor in Avon where she made many friends and enjoyed serving as an Ambassador and playing Bingo. Her love for her Lord and family was a constant and was apparent to all who met her.

A memorial service is scheduled for April 10, 2021 at 11:00 am at Connection Pointe Christian Church, Brownsburg, IN, keeping social distancing and wearing of masks.

Contributions can be made to NHS Alumni Association, in memory of Esther.


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