AHOSKIE, NC-Elva “Lucille” Parker Wiggins, age 80, passed away on August 20, 2016 at the Creekside Care & Rehab of Ahoskie, NC.
Mrs. Wiggins was born on September 5, 1935 in Hertford County, NC. She worked as a cashier for several different retail stores in the area. Lucille enjoyed family fishing trips in her early years. She loved flowers, especially petunias. Lucille was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and sister.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Elva Pope Parker, her father, George Isaac Parker; her grandparents, Nathan and Bessie Pope; two brothers, Clyde and Horace Parker, and her sister, Helen Parker.
Lucille is survived by her loving husband of fifty-nine years, William “Billy” Wiggins, her son, James Isaac Wiggins and his wife Kelly of Ahoskie; her daughter, Joyce Ann Wiggins Pearce and her significant other, Keith Sterling Simons of Powellsville, NC; two grandsons, James Robert Harrell of Ahoskie, and James Brandon Beers of Greenville, NC; two granddaughters, April Marie Byrum and her husband John of Aulander, and Bonnie Holland of Newport News, VA; three great-granddaughters, Isabella Byrum, Samantha Holland, and Candace Holland; two great-grandsons, Ethan Byrum, and Cody Holland; one great great-granddaughter; and a brother, Ernest Parker and his wife Sue of Ahoskie.
The Wiggins family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Creekside Care & Rehab for their years of dedicated care for Mrs. Wiggins.
The family will receive friends at any time at the home of her son James. A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 2:00 pm at Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC, with Daniel Mullens, officiating.
Flowers are welcome however memorial contributions may be made directly to Vidant Hospice, Ahoskie, NC or you may donate online to Vidant Hospice by Click Here
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Wiggins family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.