Mr. Luther Everett Wiggins, Sr., 88, of 611 Higgins Street, Wakefield, VA, departed lifes journey on Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at Louise Obici Hospital, Suffolk, VA.
Luther was born August 2, 1918 in Southampton County, VA to the late Charlie and Nannie Wiggins.
He was predeceased by his wife, Peachola Wiggins; three brothers, John, Forest and Charlie Wiggins, and two sisters, Ruby Parker and Iwilla Wiggins.
Luther leaves to cherish his memories his children, Theodosia Clark, Ruby Greene (Jesse), Jerole Wiggins (Edith), Kenneth Wiggins (Cassandra), Lora Hightower, Arvilla Wiggins, and Latisha Haynes; eighteen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Louis Morrison (Jaylynn) of Newark, New Jersey and Lake Erie McCleod (James) of East Orange, New Jersey; three daughters-in-law, Joyce Wiggins, Elaine Wiggins, and Fonsia Wiggins-Harvey; one son-in-law, William Clark; a host of nieces, devoted nieces, Sharon Lucky and Idream Wiggins; nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family wishes to express its deepest appreciation and gratitude to Elaine Wade for her dedicated and untiring support for the last nine years in caring for our father.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 26, 2007 at Plank Road Baptist Church, Waverly, VA. The Rev. Calvin E. Lewis, Sr., Pastor, Officiating. Interment to follow in the Plank Road Baptist Church Cemetery.
Honorary and active pallbearers are asked to assemble 10:30 a.m. at the church.
The family will assemble 10:00 a.m. at the funeral establishment for the processional to the church, the day of the services. The family will also receive friends at 611 Higgins Street, Wakefield, VA and may be contacted by calling (757) 332-4641.
In lieu of flowers please make all monetary donations to Plank Road Baptist Church, Waverly, VA.
Online condolences are welcomed at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of the J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, VA, (804)732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Born: August 2, 1918
Death: February 21, 2007
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J M WILKERSON FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT, INC.