Wayne Bigham

Saturday, October 25, 2003

OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Wayne Bigham, 59, of Olive Branch died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, at his home.

He was born Aug. 30, 1944, in Cairo, Ill., son of Lawrence Henry and Orpha Lesar Bigham Sr. He married Sue Pearson.

Bigham was a carpenter.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Dennis, Kevin and Brian Bigham of Olive Branch; two stepdaughters, Vicky Hubbard and Mary Dock of Ozark, Mo.; six sisters, Clara Wilson of Roxana, Ill., Beulah Morgan of Olive Branch, Billie Hayden and Helen Bigham of Cape Girardeau, Phyllis Stevenson of Barlow, Ky., Barbara Shipman of Arcadia, Mo.; three brothers, Johnny and Clarence Bigham of Olive Branch, Bobby Bigham of Tamms, Ill.; and two grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, and after 1 p.m. Sunday at Alexander Free Will Baptist Church in Olive Branch.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the church, with the Rev. Earnest Brown officiating. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery.