Rozelia Rigsby, 86, of Marshall, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with William W. Harlow officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to Handy Chapel A.M.E. Church. Online condolences may be sent to www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Sept. 9, 1921, in Marshall, she was the daughter of the late Cornelius D. Bell and Omelia V. Jackson Bell. On Jan. 26, 1949, in Chicago, Ill., she married R.K. Rigsby, who preceded her in death on Sept. 12, 1990. She returned to Marshall in 1987 from Chicago Heights, Ill.
Survivors include three sisters, Thelma Hayes and Roberta Bell, both of Marshall, and her twin sister, Arzelia Burns of Chicago, Ill.; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ollie Cornelius Bell and Robert L. Bell; and two sisters, Ethel Napier and Beulah Mae Allen.