Naomi Christine McQueary Rigney
Kelly Rigney wrote the first part of this tribute, the original newspaper article follows.
This is posted here with permission of the family, names of possible living family members have been edited for privacy. If anyone would like any further information please email Kelly at KellyBeth5@aol.com.
Naomi Christine Rigney (nee McQueary) died Monday September 9, 2003 at Tri County Extended Care in Fairfield Ohio. She was born in Casey County Kentucky on May 10, 1920. Her parents were Warren B. and Minnie E. Holder McQueary.
She is survived by two sons, seven grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
She was preceeded in death by her husband Clifford Rigney her daughter Vicki Rigney Kremer, brothers Marvin and Dallas McQueary and sisters Flora Richardson, Mabel McAninch, Cloda Tolley, and Ina Jewell Terry.
Inurnment will be at 2 p.m. Monday September 22, 2003 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Avance Funeral Home & Crematory, Fairfield is serving the family.
Written by Kelly Rigney
Published on 9/19/2003 Cincinnati Enquirer
RIGNEY Christine (McQueary), of Carthage, passed away at Tri-County Extended Care on Tuesday, September 9, 2003. She is survived by a host of children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Inurnment services will be 2 P.M. Monday, September 22, 2003 at Oak Hill Cemetery. The Avance Funeral Home & Crematory, Fairfield is serving the family.
Christine was born and lived in Casey County, KY but moved to Cincinnati Ohio before she was 10. Later her family moved back to Casey County where she met and married her husband Clifford Rigney and they in turn, moved back to Cincinnati where they raised three Children.
Christine 79 Casey 15 M & Cody 3 M
She loved to cook, and worked as a cook at Longview Mental Hospital where she retired from. She always made the best chicken and dumplings, coleslaw and fried apples. Her fried apples were delicious! Every Christmas she would make candy and cookies. She was the most caring and loving person, she was the type of person who was worried about everyone else. After she had her bypass surgery she got pnuemonia and didn't come out of it for a while but when she did the first thing she asked was, "Are the kids ok"? We all miss her terribly...
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