Sandy Riggins - 1963

(Died March 28, 1984)














Published Tuesday, April 4, 1984

Former Columbia Sandra Riggins Morrison, 39, of McLean, Va., died March 24, 1984, in Upper Heyford, England of injuries received when a motorcycle struck a car in which she was a passenger.

A 1963 Hickman High School graduate, she graduated from Stephens College and, in 1967, from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She moved to Washington, D. C. in 1967 to work for the U. S. Navy where she became head of Public Inquiries and Research in the Office of the Chief of Infomation. She transferred to the Air Force Surgeon General's Office where she became chief of Congressional Inquiries. An Air Force spokesman said Mrs. Morrison was on temporary assignment at the time of her death.

Surviving are her husband, Stephen Morrison of McLean, Va., who was with her when the accident occurred; two children, Stephanie M. and Alexander W. of McLean; her father, John Riggins of Kansas City; her stepfather, Stanley Hlasta of Columbia; a brother Wayne Riggins of Fullerton, Calif.; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Oren Hunsaker of Camp Point, Il.

Her mother, Mildred Hlasta, preceded her in death in 1972.

Services will be at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in McLean, Va., with burial in the Washington area. Arrangements are under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home in Falls Church, Va.

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