Thresia Ann "Terry" Kiger, 77 of Pleasant Hill, was born November 4, 1936, in Hadsell, Missouri, the daughter of Jasper W. and Elizabeth L. "Lizzie" (Loethen) Comer. She departed this life at 10:18 p.m. Friday, July 18, 2014, at the John Knox Village Hospice House surrounded with love and family.
On May 3, 1958, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Raymond Kiger Sr. at the St. Bridget Catholic Church in Pleasant Hill. He preceded her in death on April 30, 1998.
Terry was the New Account Rep. for the Pleasant Hill Bank retiring in 2008 after 39 years of service to the bank. She was a member of the St. Bridget Catholic Church where she was active with the Altar and Rosary Society.
In Terry's younger days she enjoyed dancing in the city with her husband and was an avid bowler; playing on leagues with a 200 average; and they loved having friends over to play cards. Still very active today Terry worked with the Food Pantry on a weekly basis, worked occasionally at the clothes closet, was involved with the Senior Citizen Society, and was an all class reunion officer. She loved spending time with her family; especially having lunch with her sisters.
Terry was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter Debbie Driskill; her brother Jasper "Dode" Comer; and two sisters, Virginia Walker and Mary Jo Park.
She is survived by her son, Larry Kiger, Jr. and his wife Sherri of Pleasant Hill; 5 grandchildren, David K. Routh, Jessica R. Routh, Mackenzie Driskill, Taylor Parris, Larry Kiger III, all of Pleasant Hill; two sisters, Dorothy Thorp and Connie Fisher both of Pleasant Hill; several nieces and nephews; other relatives; and a host of many friends.
The Recitation of the Rosary was held Monday, July 21, 2014, at the funeral home followed by visitation.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the St. Bridget Catholic Church. Monsignor Robert Murphy officiated. Interment was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Casket bearers were Randy Comer, John Fisher, Larry Kiger III, David Routh, Bobby Park, and Kenny Thorp.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lay-Clergy Food Pantry or the St. Bridget Catholic Church building fund and may be sent in care of the funeral home.