Pearline Y. Walker Singletary Obituary in Anniston at Goodson Funeral Home, Inc. | Anniston, AL
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Pearline Y. Walker Singletary

Passed 06/13/2022

Obituary For Pearline Y. Walker Singletary

A celebration of life for Ms. Pearline Y. Walker Singletary of Anniston, Alabama will be held at 11:00 a.m. with a public viewing one hour prior to service on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Greater Thankful Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. David Hooker officiating. Reverend Byron Jackson, Pastor.

Ms. Pearline Yvonne Walker Riggins Singletary departed this life on Monday, June 13, 2022, at age of 90 in her home in Anniston, Alabama following a long illness. She is preceded in death by her parents, Anderson Walker, Sr. and Pauline Hill Walker; her husband, John Singletary; first husband, Murray Riggins, Sr., and brother, Kenneth Walker. She is survived by four sisters, Odessa Hooker, Betty Holloway, Andrea Ice, Oretha Ensley (Mose Ensley); three brothers, Anderson Walker (Claire Walker), Frederick Walker (Lillie Walker), and Woodrow Walker (Bonita Walker). Pearline was born on May 28, 1932, in Moultrie, Georgia as the second of nine children. After graduating from Moultrie High School for Negro Youth, she earned a bachelor's degree from Florida A&M University and a master's degree from the University of Cincinnati. Pearline retired from the Cincinnati Public Schools in 1992 after 32 years of teaching, molding, and touching the lives of thousands. Pearline met and dated Murray Riggins, Sr. while at FAMU. They married and had two sons, Murray J. Riggins, Jr., M.D. and Michael J. Riggins. After Murray Sr. died, Pearline reconnected with John Singletary and they married in 1993. Pearline was known for a legacy of service. She was a dedicated, longtime member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority,Inc., pledging Beta Alpha chapter in 1951 at FAMU, and was heavily involved in the Cincinnati Alumni Chapter and sang in the Delta Choraliers. She was also an active member of New Prospect Baptist Church in Cincinnati for 24 years, serving as a Sunday School teacher and servant of the Academic, Education, and Family Support Ministry, the women's ministry and in many other volunteer positions. Upon moving to Alabama, Pearline and John became members of Greater Thankful Missionary Baptist Church in Anniston. She leaves to cherish: two sons, Dr. Murray Joseph Riggins, Jr. (Dr. Rovenia Brock-Riggins), Michael Jerome Riggins (Marjorie Hall); five grandchildren, Kymberly Dawn Ayodeji (Olutayo Ayodeni), Kisha Marie Hymes (Marvin Hymes), Nicole Yvette Riggins, Murray Joseph Riggins III (Marquitta Riggins), Matthew Riggins; eight great-grandchildren: Michael Jerome Riggins II, Quindarius Riggins, Jaison Riggins McGhee, KJ Kirby, Marq Riggins, Rhyen Riggins-Brown, McKenzie Grace Riggins, Jacob Hymes; two great, great-grandchildren, Kennedi Olivia Marie Clark, Camryn Kirby; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members, and close friends.

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Table Arrangements
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Sweet Moments
$74.95
Beautiful Dreams
$84.95
The Sweetest Touch
$79.95
Ocean Devotion
$79.95
Precious Heart Bouquet
$84.95
America the Beautiful
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$129.95
Pastel Harmony
$89.95
Heavenly & Harmony
$84.95
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Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Goodson Funeral Home, Inc. | Anniston, AL.
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