Mary Edmondson Rigdon, 78, of Graham, TX went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 13, 2020. She was surrounded by her loving family.
Memorial services will be at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mary was born May 28, 1941, in Groom, TX to Woodrow and Lela Edmonson. She had a twenty-two career at Pantex, working there from 1974-1996.
She married Ron Rigdon on January 7, 1983.
Mary’s greatest treasure was being with family. Mary loved her husband, Ron Rigdon with a passion. They were soulmates, best friends, and life partners. She loved her daughters and sons-in-law, Jamie and Marty Johnson, and Robyn and Curt Bailey. She loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Julie Johnson Pianalto and husband Joey, and their children, Kaitlyn, Kylie, Ellie and Emmie; Bryan Johnson and wife Charmane and their children Isla and Asa. Jentry Jurado Pruitt and husband Steven and their children Maelie and Mace, and Nic Bailey; a brother, James R. Edmondson and wife Linda; sister-in-law, Paula White; brother-in-law, J.C. Essary; and many nieces, nephews, and great friends.
Mary enjoyed fishing with her family and friends at Possum Kingdom Lake. She also loved listening and dancing to Merle Haggard, bowling, and had been a member of the Amarillo Bowling Association.
She was the life of the party and had a contagious laugh. She loved people and never met a stranger.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Ralph White and Mike Edmondson; and two sisters, Gloria Harvell and Elaine Essary.
Special thanks to the nurses at Interim Hospice. Mary was cared for at home by her loving family until she passed.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org.