September 24, 1954 ~ April 7, 2014
Born in: Fargo, ND,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Deena Riggs, 59, of Asheville, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at Mission Hospital. A native of Fargo, ND, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Roy Albert Riggs and Edith Riggins Riggs. Ms. Riggs lived in Asheville most of her life. She was a graduate of Enka High School, and she attended the University of North Carolina at Asheville and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Ms. Riggs is survived by brothers Gregory Riggs and wife Kaye, and Mark Riggs and wife June Gaze-Riggs; and by nieces Caroline and Kristen Riggs. No public services are scheduled at this time. Memorials may be made to the Roy and Edith Riggs Scholarship Fund, UNC-Asheville, One University Heights, Asheville, NC 28804. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.