12/28/11 — M. ELWOOD WIGGINS

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May 20, 1947-Dec. 26, 2011

MOUNT OLIVE -- Major Elwood Wiggins, 64, died at home early Monday, Dec. 26.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Dec. 29, at 7 p.m. in the chapel at Tyndall Funeral Home, with visitation afterward.

Burial will be Friday, Dec. 30, at 11 a.m. in Wiggins-Price Cemetery in the Red Hill community of Duplin County. Conducting will be Bishop Richard Brown.

Mr. Wiggins had served in the United States Navy, where he was a member of the Blue Jacket Choir.

He had been employed as vice president for manufacturing at Mt. Olive Pickle Co., and in more recent years, had been a loan officer at Wells-Fargo Home Mortgage and at National City Mortgage both in Clayton.

He was a member of the Mount Olive ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

His parents, Lathan Almon Wiggins Sr. and Pauline "Polly" Swinson Wiggins; an infant son, Marcus Almon Wiggins; and a brother, L. A. Wiggins Jr.; preceded him in death.

He is survived by wife, Jennifer M. Wiggins of Four Oaks; sons, Michael A. Wiggins and wife, Shannon, M. Adam Wiggins and wife, Jennifer, and Colton M. Wiggins all of Mount Olive and Dustin J. Wiggins of Four Oaks; daughter, Hannah B. Wiggins of Four Oaks; sisters, Geraldine W. "Geri" Deaver and husband, Robert L. "Bob" Deaver, of Kinston and Susan Elizabeth Wiggins of Mount Olive; brothers, Douglas L. "Lindy" Wiggins Sr. and wife, Judy, Steve Wiggins and wife, Hazel, and Chester M. Wiggins and wife, Vickie, all of Mount Olive; four grandchildren, Claudia, Joshua, Samantha and Nolan Wiggins, who loved their "PaPa Elwood;" and many nieces and nephews.

M. Elwood Wiggins, "God be with you till we meet again."

Online memorial messages may be made to www.tyndallfh.com.


Published in Obituaries on December 28, 2011 1:49 PM