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Krista Maria (Kelley) Riggins

November 20, 1972 ~ March 30, 2024 (age 51) 51 Years Old
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Krista Maria Riggins Obituary

Krista Maria Kelley Riggins the beloved daughter of Charlie “Redbone” Chapman and Angie Kelley was born on November 20, 1972 in St. Clair, Alabama.

Krista accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age and united with Mt. Cannon Baptist Church, Calcis, Alabama.  She received her education in the Shelby County School System and graduated with the class of 1992 at Vincent High School, Vincent, Alabama.

Krista later furthered her education and attended Jefferson State Community College, Birmingham, Alabama. She began her working career and worked with various Fast Food Restaurants, Pizza Hut, Birmingham, AL, Jack’s Family Restaurant where she served as Manager, Arby’s where she also had the opportunity to serve as Manager, and Walmart Supercenter in Inverness, Alabama. 

Along Krista’s life’s journey she met and united in Holy Matrimony to Mr. Charles Riggins, to this beautiful union one daughter, Ciara, was born.  Krista had a passion for Cooking and baking, and often spent much time with her nieces and nephews. 

Krista departed this walk of life on March 30, 2024 at her residence.  In Heaven, She will reunite with her father, Charlie “Redbone” Chapman and other relatives.

Krista’s love will forever be cherished by her loving and devoted husband, Charles Riggins of Vincent, AL; loving daughter, Ciara Riggins of Vincent, AL; loving mother, Angie Kelley of Vincent, AL; sisters, Lena Kelley, Armetria Kelley both of Vincent, AL, Tamikya (Jeff) Nolan of Leeds, AL, Valeria Posey of Talladega, AL, and Kesha (Kisha) Cohill of Lincoln, AL; brothers, Kevin Posey of Leeds, AL, Tracey Posey of Tuscaloosa, AL, Corey Chapman of Vincent, AL, Rydell (Melissa) Davis of Lafayette, AL, Mark (Rhonda) Davis of Prattville, AL, and Paul (Traci) Davis of Westover, AL; special nephews, Devarte (Ja’nae) Posey of Chelsea, AL, and Tyler Evans of Vincent, AL; nieces, Taylor Allen, Maya Kelley and Ariel Kelley both of Vincent, AL; great nephew, Kaleb Allen of Vincent, AL; four aunts, Stella Hardy of Vincent, AL, Betty Robertson of Vincent, AL, Betty Chapman of Vincent, AL, and Virginia (Willie) Davis of Chelsea, AL; brother in law, Steve Corbin of Sylacauga, AL; sister in law, Denise Riggins of Fontana, CA; special cousin, Jimmy (Lorraine) Mounticure of Trussville, AL; and a host of other relatives and friends.


God saw the road was getting rough

The hills were hard to climb

He gently closed those loving eyes

And whispered “Peace Be Thine”

The weary hours the days of pain

The sleepless nights have passed

 The ever patient worn out frame

Has found sweet rest at last.



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Public Viewing
April 5, 2024

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Community Funeral Home
511 Edgewood Drive
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Celebration of Life
April 6, 2024

1:00 PM
Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church
111 Mt Canaan Circle
Vincent, AL 35178

Interment following funeral service
April 6, 2024

Mount Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery
111 Mount Canaan Circle
Vincent, AL 35178

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