Lavetta Irene Wiggs

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Lavetta Irene Wiggs, 97, of Alton, Mo., was born June 4, 1910, at Big Apple, Mo., and died June 3, 2008, at her home.

She is survived by: one son, Edwin Wiggs and wife, Nella of Alton; two daughters, Freda Dunkin and husband, Hanford of Bellflower, Mo., Ruth Berry and husband, Bill of O'Fallon, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Douglas and Laura Nicholas Vincent; her husband, Leamon Wiggs; two daughters, Eleanor Dodson and Cecelia Pingleton.

Services were held June 7 in the Clary Chapel with Bro. John Lewis Casey officiating. Interment followed in the Bailey Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.