Margaret Wiggs

Friday, July 30, 2004

JONESBORO, Ill. -- Margaret L. Wiggs, 83, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Sept. 8, 1920, near Jonesboro, daughter of Fred M. and Zada D. Fulenwider Foehr. She and Virtis E. "Red" Wiggs were married Aug. 2, 1939.

Wiggs was a graduate of Anna-Jonesboro High School, and attended Southern Illinois University. She retired from the Illinois Department of Public Aid.

Survivors include her husband; a son, James Wiggs of Jonesboro; two daughters, Linda Van Arsdale of Eddyville, Ky., Shirley Reitz of Scottsdale, Ariz.; a brother, Robert Foehr of Alpharetta, Ga.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna, Ill., from 9:30 a.m. today to service time.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Doug Bridgeman officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery.