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Ella Frances Rigole, 90, died on September 16, 2016 at her home in Stillwater, OK. Funeral services will be 2:00 Sunday, September 18, 2016 at The Strode Funeral Home Chapel in Stillwater, Ok. Pastor Aldon Preston will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. View Cemetery in Bristol, Va. at a later date.
Ella was born on May 11, 1926 to Ransom Floyd McClellan and Sybil Dove Culbertson. She married Joseph Robert Rigole Jr. on February 22, 1947 in Bristol.
Ella worked at Raytheon, and proudly she worked on the first moon launch. Later she went to work at AT&T. She retired and later volunteered at the Slater Senior Center giving exercise, Bible Study and in writing class for five years.
Ella loved helping people and had a great love for her family. This love was so great that many memories of get togethers were made and never will be forgotten. These times were very special for us all, and will be cherished and missed because each occasion was special to her.

She is preceded in death by her husband, sons; Joseph R. Rigole III and Michael A. Rigole, greatgrandson; Korbyn Michael Rigole.
She is survived by daughter, Sherry Siliven of Stillwater, Ok.; Son, Col. Jr. Rigole and wife Karen of Frederickburg, Va.; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.
Published on  September 16, 2016
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