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Nell Robison Riggins

January 25, 2012

AMARILLO – Nell Robison Riggins, 94, died Jan. 23, 2012, in Amarillo, TX.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at Trinity United Methodist Church with Rev. W. Douglas Mills officiating.
Burial will be at Llano Cemetery by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors.
Nell was born on October 11, 1917 and went to be with the Lord on January 23, 2012. Nell graduated from Borger High School in 1935 and married her high school sweetheart Norman Robison.
They went on to have 5 children and lived in Borger and Stinnett, Texas.
After Norman’s death Nell became the assistant to the President of Panhandle Producers and Henderson Trust in Stinnett and later transferred with the same company to Amarillo.
In 1964 Nell met and married Lonnie Riggins in Amarillo.
In this new phase of Nell’s life she moved to Europe and lived in Belgium and London and traveled extensively throughout Europe and the Middle East.
In 1974 after retiring they returned to Amarillo where she became the favorite travel destination for her children, grandchildren and friends.
Nell was preceded in death by husband, Norman Edward Robison; second husband, Lonnie Riggins; son, Norman Edward Robison, Jr.; daughter, Suzann Robison Gulley and Diana Riggins Calvin; and sister, Janette Boyington.
Nell is survived by her son, A.M. Levi Robison of Weatherford, Oklahoma; daughters, Barbara Robison Crawford of Amarillo, Janet Robison Baughman of Centennial, Colorado and Jennie Lou Riggins Tuschman of Houston; sister, Lois McCall of Green River, Wyoming; grandsons, Chris Jenkins of Borger, Greg Gulley of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, Jeff Gulley of Parker, Colorado, Bradley Gulley of Aurora, Colorado, Bobby Barger of Hydro, Oklahoma and Michael Barger of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; granddaughters, Pam Jenkins Cline of Amarillo, Kimberly Baughman Stuart of Yukon, Oklahoma, Wendy Baughman Baker of Barling, Arkansas and Tana Burton of Thomas, Oklahoma; also by 20 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-great-grandchild.
The family suggest memorials be sent to Interim Hospice, 1901 Medi Park Drive, Amarillo, Texas 79106
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