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Sam Wigfall

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

NEW MADRID - Juaneta "Sam" Wigfall, 48, died Dec. 6, 2007, at the Pemiscot Health Care Systems in Hayti.

Born Aug. 26, 1959, in Hayti, to Lola Caruthers of Dade City, Fla., and the late Jessie Newsom, she was a member of Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston and a member and manager of the gospel group "The Echoes of Joy."

In addition to her mother, survivors include: two daughters, Beatrice Wigfall of Lilbourn and Laquanda Pearcey of Tampa, Fla.; 10 sisters, Joann Farr and Lillie B. Newsom of Lilbourn, Flossie Samelton, Pamela Wigfall, Cynthia Felder, Melissa Wigfall, Alice Tomlin and Londa Wigfall of Tampa, Annie Newsom of Howardville and Jessie Newsom of New Madrid; five brothers, Jonathan Samelton of Dade City, Fla., Tommy Newsom of Lilbourn, Paul Wigfall of New Mexico, Calif., Jewel Ray Wigfall of Palm Beach, Fla., and Jessie Newsom Jr. of Howardville; and four grandchildren.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Alice Newsom.

Visitation is scheduled from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Church of God in Lilbourn. The Rev. Kenneth Holloway will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery in New Madrid.

Williams Funeral Home of Howardville is in charge of arrangements.