Wilma Wiggins


Wilma Haroldean Wiggins, 86, a resident of Benton, was born on July 5, 1932, on the Moss Farm in Linsdale.

She passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at her residence. She was a member of Wetmore Baptist Church, and retired from The Drug Store in Benton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Wiggins; parents, Chester and Ada Culberson Moss; and sisters, Joy Moss Kirkland and Frittie Moss Kirkland.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Marion and Jim Kerr; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Betty Wiggins; granddaughters: Julie (Brad) Green, Emily (Forrest) Renner; seven great-grandchildren: Hannah, Jacob and Sarah Katherine Greene, Luke Olivia, Maggie and Callie Renner; special niece, Mary Blumreich; and  her precious dog and constant companion, Minnie.

The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. this aftermoon, May 19, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home in Benton, with the Rev. Johnny Moore officiating.

Interment will follow in Benton Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers will be Ted Wilson, Jerry Lowery, Charles McClure, Nathan Swafford, Haskell Swafford and Brad Greene. Honorary pallbearers are Forrest Renner, Luke Renner and Jacob Greene.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wetmore Baptist Church, Delano.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Wiggins Family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.


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