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Paul Rigdon Jr

October 18, 1951 — March 30, 2023

A celebration of life for Paul Rigdon, Jr will be held Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at 10 a.m, at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church/ Covenant Life/ The Tabernacle, in Collinsville. Bro. Chuck Overby will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Webb & Stephens – North is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.

Mr. Rigdon, age 71, passed away at his home in Saucier, MS.

Paul was the oldest child born to Paul Sr and May Joyce Rigdon. He graduated from Meridian High School and obtained his nursing degree from Matty Hersey School of Nursing. Paul had a gentle nature and never argued with anyone, and had a deep love for his family and friends. His family will remember that he was a fighter, and fought so hard to survive his illness.

Paul is survived by his daughter, Dena Rae Rigdon; sisters, Billie Gryner and her husband, Ricky, and Linda Free and her husband, Bob; nieces and nephews, Brandi McLelland (Ronnie), April Miles (Lance), Chris Gryner (Brittany), Teri Breland (Billy), Wendy Marquis (Keith) and Brian Maletich (Tabitha); 17 great-nieces and nephews, 1 great-great-niece and 1 great-great-nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Sr and May Joyce Ridgdon.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

10:00am - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, Collinsville


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Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery

Hwy 19 N, Meridian, MS 39307

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