OBITUARY

Lanelle Wiggins

July 5, 1933September 19, 2020
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Beloved wife and mother, Lanelle Wiggins, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 19, 2020. She was born on July 5, 1933 to Thelma Taylor Richardson and Frank Richardson (both deceased). She is a graduate of Kilgore High School (1951) and went on to graduate from North Texas State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1955. Lanelle began her 25 year career in bookkeeping in 1955 at the Spring Hill School District and retired in 1990 from D. P. Martin Construction. She took time off during these years to be a full time wife and mother to J.B., Cindy and Brad. She enjoyed reading, gardening, traveling and most especially her grandchildren. Above all, she had the love of her life, J.B., to share everything with.They were married 62 years on July 6, 2020.

Lanelle is survived by (Husband) J.B. Wiggins Jr.; (Children) Brad Wiggins and wife, Kathy Anderson Wiggins; Cindy Wiggins Odum and husband, Mike Odum. (Grandchildren); Erinn Odum; Cole Wiggins; Chad Wiggins; and Case Wiggins. (Great Grandchild); Angelica Odum. (Sisters); Berle Richardson Smith and Ima Jean Richardson Rhodes. (Brother); James Richardson.

The family would like to offer special thanks to Heart sway Hospice - Sylvie HHA, Tracy MSW, Alyson RN, Cheryl RN, Dr. Robert Sansom and all of the staff who helped care for her during her homebound years. We are so very appreciative of Debbie, who helped provide care each week as well. Finally, there are no words to adequately express our appreciation to Maria Sartin. She, along with her husband, Sam, provided care every day for several years.

Funeral services will be at Lakeview Funeral Home on Fisher Road in Longview, Texas on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Viewing will begin at 11:30 with memorial service commencing at 1:00. Graveside services to follow. A reception will be held thereafter at the Lakeview Funeral Home - all are welcome.

Services

  • A Time of Visitation with Her Family

    Thursday, September 24, 2020

  • A Celebration of Life

    Thursday, September 24, 2020

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Eddie Weldon

September 23, 2020

I remember Mrs. Wiggins being a very poised and intelligent lady. But, more so as a wonderful wife and Mother to her family. Sweet lady.

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