JAMESTOWN, Ohio—Rebecca Riggle, a pastor’s wife, died Nov. 5. She was 55.

Rebecca, a graduate of Clarks Summit University, taught second grade for five years before becoming a full-time homemaker and pastor’s wife. She served alongside her husband, Jim, at Shawnee Hills Baptist Church, Jamestown, Ohio, from 1999 to 2012 and, at the time of her death, Faith Baptist Church, Wilmington, Ohio. Her family says, “Her gentle and gracious spirit combined with her perseverance, wisdom, and love will be missed until our heavenly reunion.”

She is survived by her husband, Jim, whom she married on July 26, 1986; three children, Jordan, Carissa Payeur, and Andrew; and three grandchildren.