Elizabeth Rigsbee Tetterton

Published 12:16 am Friday, October 7, 2011

Elizabeth Rigsbee Tetterton, 93, passed away at the Carriage House in Greensboro on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011.

Mrs. Tetterton was born in Durham, the daughter of the late Sidney and Eva Rigsbee. She was married to Edward McGarvey Tetterton, who preceded her in death, and lived in Washington, N.C., where she worked for TexasGulf as an administrative assistant. After retiring, she joined the Peace Corp. She was active in the Democratic Party in Washington and in Greensboro.

She is survived by four children, Edward McGarvey Tetterton Jr. of Miami, Fla., William Sidney Tetterton of Savannah, Ga., Elizabeth Tetterton Joseph of Greensboro, and Cathy Tetterton Six, of Calabash; seven grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at Bethesda Baptist Church cemetery at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405-4522. Online condolences can be made at www.hudsonfuneralhome.com.