Meridian Star


September 22, 2011

John B. Wiggins


    Services for John B. Wiggins will be held Friday, at 10 a.m., at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Ryan Culpepper officiating. Burial will be at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Wiggins, 65, of Toomsuba, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. He was a member of Lauderdale Baptist Church and was employed with J&M Construction Company for 50 plus years. He was born in Kewanee, and will be missed by his family, friends and everyone who knew and loved him.

    Survivors include his daughter, Tracy Danielle Wiggins of Toomsuba; granddaughters: Kristy and Haillie Brooke Reed of Toomsuba; great-grandson, Aiden John Powe of Toomsuba; sisters: Mary Wright and her husband Harry of Lauderdale, Edith Wiggins of Cuba, Ala., and Maxine Trowbridge and her husband Doug of Las Vegas, Nev.; a brother, Larry Wiggins and his wife Carolyn of Purvis; nephews: R. E. Reese Stapelon of Georgia, Joe David Wiggins of Enterprise, and Allen Wright of Dalewood; niece, Britni Sanchez of Las Vegas, Nev.; great-nephews: Jordan Wright and Nathan Sanchez; and great-niece, Averie Sanchez.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Cathy Wiggins; parents, Thomas and Isabelle Wiggins; two brothers; and, two sisters.

    Pallbearers will be Ricky Breland, Edward Reed, Sean Powe, Allen Wright, Harry Wright, Kenny Pearson, Larry Ward and Steve Patrick.

    Honorary pallbearers will be J&M Construction.

    Family and friends may sign the online guest book at

    Visitation will be today, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

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