Loretta Jean (Hudkins) Wigal

October 26, 1963November 4, 2018
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Loretta Jean (Hudkins) Wigal, 55, of Parkersburg, passed away November 4, 2018, in Marietta Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness.

She was born October 26, 1963, in Parkersburg, WV, a daughter of the late Nelson Eddy and Loretta Fern (Shepherd) Hudkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. Loretta was a homemaker and was an active P.O. member of BOTWMC. She loved taking long trips with her husband on their Harley Davidson Motorcycle and enjoyed playing Bingo.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 28 years, James Wigal; children Shane Wigal, Frank Wigal, Katie Wigal; siblings Roger Hudkins, David Hudkins, Kim McCain; grandchildren Morgan Young, Marleigh Wigal, Michael Wigal and Jiovonie Guzman.

Celebration of Life will be 2 p.m., Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, with Pastor Dobby Thrash officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home.

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Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, is honored to serve the Wigal family.


  • James Wigal, Husband
  • Shane Wigal, Child
  • Frank Wigal, Child
  • Katie Wigal, Child
  • Roger Hudkins, Brother
  • David Hudkins, Brother
  • Kim McCain, Sister
  • Morgan Young, Grandchild
  • Marleigh Wigal, Grandchild
  • Michael Wigal, Grandchild
  • Jiovonie Guzman, Grandchild
  • Nelson Eddy, Father
  • Loretta Fern (Shepherd) Hudkins, Mother


  • Visitation Sunday, November 11, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Sunday, November 11, 2018

Loretta Jean (Hudkins) Wigal

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Fred Leasure

November 10, 2018

So sorry to hear this.Am glad I got to see her this summer after a lot of years gone.Thoughts are with the family.

Jessie Brode

November 10, 2018

Jason and I will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. We had some fun memories years ago with Loretta (BOTW) ... ❤❤

Rose Nething

November 8, 2018

Lived across from Loretta for a few years in Pinewood Village always walked to get our big sorry for the family RIP MY FRIEND. Prayers for the family.

Penny Shepard Leach

November 8, 2018

My sweet, beautiful cousin. You will be missed dearly. As our hearts break, we will still smile at the memories we have of you.

Ruth Sprouse

November 7, 2018

Been years since I’ve seen you face to face but you will never be forgotten. Always a smile. Prayers for those you had to leave behind. You were one of a kind. Fly high you have gained your wings Loretta

Tammy Harvey

November 7, 2018

Always a smile and always fun. I havent see you in a long time...but you and your family have consumed my mind these last few days. My heart aches for them. Shine bright my friend.


Steven Smith

November 7, 2018

I grew up next door to Loretta. Had some good times with her. Sorry for to hear this. Hang in there Roger, David, and Kim peace to you all.

Nancy Besll

November 6, 2018

I will miss our fun times together,you were definitely a good were my rock at will forever be in my high my angel.....

Jackie Taylor

November 6, 2018

My heart goes out to you all, Loretta was a wonderful woman- wife -mother- friend .there are so many memories we all will cherish.Fly high my dear♡

Kristen Todd

November 6, 2018

I have no words, only a heavy sadness.
Dear Loretta ,
I’ll miss your laughter, your hugs and your big beautiful smiles .