Norma Lee Nowell Riggs was called home February 13, 2021 peacefully at home with loved ones surrounding her, one month before her 92nd birthday. Norma was born March 13, 1929 in Gilbert, Arizona to Ernest Glen Nowell & Genevieve Crandall. She graduated from Mesa High School in 1946 and married Billy Riggs July 18, 1947.
Norma was manager for Arizona Bank, Mesa Main Street Office and promoted to Area Operations, which put her in charge of several branches. Her next promotion was Vice President of Operations. She retired in 1989.
She was involved with Community Action Network, United Way, and other community organizations in Mesa.
The love of her life was her family, Sandy Walter (David), daughter and her three sons Kent (Terri), Craig (Vicki), and Scott (Cyndy), her twenty grandchildren, and her fifty-nine great grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind two sisters, Mary Helen Beasley (Stan), and Debbie Amos (Mike).
She was an outstanding member of her community, her church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, her neighborhood, and her family, always serving and meeting the needs of those around her.
Visitation is Friday, February 26th, 6-8pm, Bunker’s Family Funeral Home at 33 North Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ.
For family only: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, services will be held Saturday, February 27th, with viewing at 10am, followed by the service which will be at 11am in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at 1852 N Stapley Drive, Mesa, AZ 85203.
The service can be accessed using this Zoom link: (Norma Riggs Funeral Feb 27, 2021 11:00 AM AZ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86548268284?pwd=aEhYM0hlU3dsejk3Wng5Z3hkTFFtZz09 865 4826 8284 Passcode: 900866)