Rita (Tullier) Wiggins

July 10, 1924 ~ October 14, 2019 (age 95)


Rita Wiggins, 95, of Gradyville, Kentucky, died Monday, October 14, 2019 at 6:45 P.M. at her home. 

She was born July 10, 1924 in Plaquemine, Louisiana to the late Joseph Evenie & Emily Daig Tullier.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Merl D. Wiggins, Sr. on December 8, 2015; three brothers, Lester, Joseph Jr. & Paul Tullier; and one sister, Dorothy Bourgoyne.  She was a member of Columbia Christian Church and a former bookkeeper. 

Survivors Include:

One son – Merl (Patricia Willis) Wiggins, Jr. of Gradyville

Two daughters – Carolyn Wiggins and Marsha Ann Wiggins both of Gradyville

Three grandchildren – Merl Drue (Allison) Wiggins, III, Michael Dale (Tracy) Willis, Jr., Christopher Scott (Pascha) Wiggins all of the Houston, Texas area

Seven great-grandchildren – Joshua Wiggins, Adam Wiggins, Jacob Wiggins, Morgan Wiggins, Regan Wiggins, Travis Willis & Tess Willis

A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Abundant Life Christian Assembly in Plaquemine, LA with Bro. Mark A. Thomas officiating.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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Memorial Service
November 23, 2019

10:00 AM
Abundant Life Christian Assembly (Plaquemine, LA)

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