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Willie Wiggins

Sunday, December 5, 2004

SIKESTON - Willie Mae Wiggins, 73, died Dec. 2, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born May 8, 1931, in Famous, Mo., daughter of the late William and Bertha Mae Decker Nicholson, she was a member of Greer's Chapel Baptist Church. She was co-owner and operator of Wiggins Cafe in Sikeston for 30 years before retiring.

Her husband, Pluitt Gayle Wiggins, preceded her in death.

Survivors include: five sons, Gary Wiggins, Louis Wiggins, Jim Wiggins and Fred Wiggins of Sikeston and Larry Wiggins of Peoria, Ill.; three daughters, Juanita Pearson, Dorothy Thornton and Barbara Thompson of Sikeston; three sisters, Evelyn Brandy and Erma Hyler of Sikeston and Ernestine Davis of Kansas City; four brothers, William Nicholson Jr., Thurman Nicholson, Eddie Nicholson and James "Pig" Nicholson of Kansas City; and several grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Betty Lou Wiggins and Gloria Mills; one sister, Adell Mays; two brothers, Stanley Nicholson and Melvin Nicholson; and two granddaughters.

No visitation is scheduled.

Services will be conducted 2 p.m. today at St. John Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Wilbur Bonner, officiating.

Graveside services are scheduled for noon Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.