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Nannie Mae Riggins

Born: Sun., Apr. 13, 1941
Died: Wed., Jun. 23, 2021


12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thu., Jul. 01, 2021
Location: Serenity Funeral Home & Cremations

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Fri., Jul. 02, 2021
Location: Bethel AME Church

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GREENSBORO – Nannie Mae Riggins, 80, passed away June 23, 2021 at Beacon Place.

She was born in Guilford County on April 13, 1941 to Benjamin Bennett and Bessie Smith Bennett.

Ms. Nannie was a faithful member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

For the majority of her life, she worked in housekeeping in the hotel industry.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Riggins; brothers, Robert Bennett, James Bennett and Bennie Bennett; sisters, Jo Leather Caver, Ruth Bennett, Ruby Anderson and Bernice Bennett.

Survivors include children, Loretta Bennett, Bernadett Riggins and Anthony Bennett (Denise); sister, Amanda Bennett; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a host of relatives and friends.

Public viewing will begin on Thursday, July 1, 2021 from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Serenity Funeral Home, 1024 Homeland Avenue, Greensboro, NC.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 2, 2021 at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 200 N. Regan Street, Greensboro, NC.  The family visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m.  Rev. Kim Foster will deliver the words of comfort.

Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 3901 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro, NC.

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Leta Wright
   Posted Thu June 24, 2021
Loretta and family. I know that you knew this day was coming, but that does not ease the pain of losing your mom. She is definitely in the presence of the Lord and in no more pain! She will be missed. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Bennie and Sonya Carver
   Posted Wed June 30, 2021
We want to give you our condolences for your loss. My aunt Nannie Mae was a wonderful aunt and she will be missed. We will be praying for God's strength and comfort during this time of bereavement. I know God has your back and He knows what you are going through. We love you and again you have our condolences.

Ana M Vaughan
   Posted Wed June 30, 2021

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Skip and Kim Foster
   Posted Thu July 01, 2021
Loretta & Family, we pray that God will Comfort all of you as only He can. Just know that prayer takes your sorrow out of your hands and puts it into God's hand.
Ms. Nannie was a great woman, and she will be missed. Keep her memories close to your heart. Blessings & Peace, Skip and Kim Foster

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