2012-07-19 / Obituaries

Wiggins

Jim Alton Wiggins, 76, of Grove Hill died July 22, 2012 at his residence.

He was born Oct. 12, 1936. He was a native of Coffeeville. He was a charter member of Tompkins Baptist Church. He was a retired commercial startup and troubleshooter on refrigeration units with Frick.

Survivors include one son, Jeffrey Wiggins, Dallas, Texas; two daughters, Cindy (Jeff) Geery, Peoria, Ariz., Jill (Phillip) Smith, Charlotte, N.C.; one sister, French (Norman) Downey, Grove Hill; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be Wednesday, July 25 from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service at Tompkins Baptist Church with Dr. Johnny Kendrick officiating. Burial will be in the Magnolia Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tompkins Baptist Church Building Fund or to the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

Active pallbearers will be Don Wright, Dixon Greer, Gray Milstead, Melton DuBose, Ray Sheffield and Billy Wiggins.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ken Buck, Don Squires, David Down, Ward Edge, Jimmy Dowling, Jerry Clark, and Chester Roberts.  

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.

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