PELHAM -- Kathy Alene Riggs Bickers, 49, of Pelham passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia.

Born on June 13, 1962 in Thomasville to Josephine Richardson Riggs Johnson and the late Cecil Austin Riggs, Sr., she was Baptist by faith and was an office manager.

She is survived by her children, Lenzy Mercer Barber of Albany and Hunter Austin Bickers of White Plains; grandchildren, Brady Cole Barber and Brooke Lynn Barber, both of Albany; mother Josephine Richardson Riggs Johnson of Pelham; siblings Kay C. Pearson of Pelham, Cecil Riggs of Cordele, Bennie Riggs of Navara Beach, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Cecil Austin Riggs, Sr.

The family will receive friends and visitors at 185 Curry Street, Pelham, Georgia. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to your local chapter of the American Cancer Society.

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Jamerson-Braswell Funeral Home

Pelham 229/294-2661