Mary Alice (Branaman) Rigdon, 88, of Mooresville, Indiana, Formerly of Greensburg, Indiana, passed away on November 15, 2022. She began life on August 29, 1934, at her family’s farm in Salem, Indiana, as the youngest child of Oral and Mae (Reynolds) Branaman. After graduating from high school in 1953, Mary Alice married her high school sweetheart, Robert Rigdon, on May 28, 1955.
Mary Alice worked as a secretary at Purdue University, Pittsburgh Glass in Shelbyville, and from 1972-1999 at Jerman Elementary in Greensburg, Indiana. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Greensburg, Indiana.
Mary Alice enjoyed the times with her family the most. Whether that was taking drives with Robert to the many state parks of Indiana, crafting and baking gifts for her friends and family, or making sure she and Robert were sharply dressed. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.
Due to health issues, Mary Alice and Robert moved to Mooresville to their daughter’s home in August of 2011. Mary Alice is survived by her daughter Lisa (Randy) Randall, granddaughter Laura (Chris) Randall-Jones, and grandson Jonathan Randall. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert, parents Oral and Mae, sister Kathleen, and brother Bobby.
Mary Alice’s friends and family will gather for her Life Celebration® visitation at Carlisle Branson Funeral Service, 39 East High Street, Mooresville Indiana on Saturday, November 26, from 9:30 am to 10:30 am. Funeral service will follow at 10:30 am with Pastor Guy Lancour presiding. Burial will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery at 207 South Shelby Street, Salem, Indiana at 2:30 pm.
Memorial contributions can be made to First Christian Church of Greensburg, 425 North Broadway Street, Greensburg, Indiana, 47240, or First Baptist Church of Mooresville Music Department, 680 North Indiana Street, Mooresville, Indiana, 46158.
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