Ercel Riggins Timmons

January 13, 1922November 8, 2018

It is with great sadness, yet celebration that the family of Ercel Riggins Timmons of Pageland, South Carolina announces her death on November 8, 2018.

She was born in Union County on January 13, 1922 to John Pearl and Ruby Gayle Riggins. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Thomas E. Timmons. Her siblings Reece Riggins, Jack Riggins, Audrey Clontz, and infant sister, Dennis Fern Riggins have also passed before her. She is survived by her three loving children: Ronald Timmons (Debby), Keith Timmons (Bronwenn), and Kathy Catoe (Sam) all of Pageland, SC. She enjoyed her five grandchildren: Emily Sneed (Greg) and Megan Threatt (Mike), all of Pageland, SC; Joni Deyton (Casey) of Newman, GA; Britt Pigg (Caleigh) of Rock Hill, SC; Brad Pigg (Jessica) of Pageland, SC; and eight great- grandchildren: Chloe McKenzie Threatt, Christian Morrell Threatt, Katelyn Elizabeth Pigg, Kenzie Grace Pigg, Kolton Bradley Pigg, Taft Riggins Pigg, Harper Leigh Deyton, and Nora Ann Deyton; also, two step-grandsons and six step-great-grandchildren She is also survived by her sisters Lura Baker (Bill) of Matthews, NC, Johnsie Raborn of Charlotte, NC, and Joyce Thomas (Keith) of Marshville, NC. Mrs. Timmons was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She loved her church and spent many years visiting and sending cards to the members of her church and those in need in the community. Her love for flowers was a gift to many as she always kept her porch colorful and inviting for all to enjoy. Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Timmons will be 11:00 AM, Saturday November 10, 2018 at Philadelphia Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Carroll Anthony, with burial to follow in the Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends and loved ones immediately following the service in the Philadelphia Baptist Church Family Life Center. The family suggests that is lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Philadelphia Baptist Church Building Fund, 5709 Philadelphia Church Road, Marshville, NC 28103, or to Springhill Assisted Living , 514 Gum Street, Pageland, SC 29728. Online condolences may be sent to the family at McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe is serving the family of Mrs. Timmons.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, November 10, 2018

Ercel Riggins Timmons

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