Geneva Ann Wathen Riggs

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel

612 North Lincoln Blvd.

Hodgenville, Kentucky

270-358-3552 / Fax 270-358-3253

Geneva Ann Wathen Riggs, 82, of Hodgenville passed away Wednesday August 18, 2021 at Helmwood Healthcare in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Geneva was born December 1, 1938 in Lebanon, Kentucky to the late William Harry and Mary Lorena Abell Wathen.

Geneva was a hairdresser opening her own shop Geneva’s Hairstyling for 20+ years. She went on to retire as a Social Worker, She was a Sunday School Teacher, She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe and Frank Wathen, one sister, Odele Caldwell, one son-in-law, Richard Whelan.


She leaves to cherish her memory, two sons, James Donald (Crystal) Maupin of Hodgenville, and Rodney Maupin of Phoenix City Alabama, one daughter, Sabrina Whelan of Hodgenville, nine grandchildren, twenty two great-grandchildren, five sisters, Gesine Cooley of Michigan, Colleen Luckett of Fern Creek, Rosie Browning of Lebanon, Betty Newton of Louisville, Georgie Francisco of Lebanon, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for Geneva Ann Wathen Riggs, will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday August 21, 2021 at Family Worship Center in Hodgenville with Bishop Mark Knight officiating, with burial to follow in Red Hill Cemetery.

Visitation for Geneva will be held Friday August 20, 2021 from 4-8 p.m. at the Family Worship Center 343 Tanner Road Hodgenville, Kentucky and will continue after 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the church until time of service at 1:00 p.m.

William R. Rust Funeral Home Hodgenville Chapel 612 N. Lincoln Blvd Hodgenville Kentucky 42748 is in charge of arrangements.