Betty Bigham

December 2, 1933March 31, 2011

Betty Bigham, Ecru

Betty Doom Bigham, age 77, died Thursday, March 31, 2011 at NMMC in Tupelo. She was a member of Ecru Baptist Church and retired from the First National Bank in New Albany, where she was a Vice-President and a loan officer. She was a past president of the National Association of Bank Women of Northeast MS Chapter. She also worked at the Cotton Gin and at the Ecru City Hall.

Services will be at 3:00 PM Friday, April 1, 2011 at Browning Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Barry Littlefield and Rev. James R. Miller officiating; burial will follow in the Ecru Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Guy Waymon Bigham of Ecru; her son: Larry W. Bigham (Janice) of Ecru; one sister: Lillian Motchman, Memphis, TN; one brother: Harry Doom of New Albany,MS; two grandchildren: Larry S. Bigham (Crystal) and Stephanie Austin (Brent) and two great grandchildren: Landon and Chase.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Joseph Roy Doom and Earline Hamilton Doom; her sister: Mary Jo Richardson and a brother: Roy Arnold Doom.

Pallbearers will be: Randy Cobb, Colt Doom, Brandon Lowery, Bill Riker, Brent Austin and Gary Floyd. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jimmy Whitehead, Jimmy Farris, Bush Hamilton, Dr. Lester Willis and Lewis McGee.

Visitation will be from 1 to 3 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Friday, April 1, 2011
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 1, 2011

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April 6, 2011

Dearest Larry and Janice, Stephanie and Brent, and Shawn and Crystal,

Know that our thoughts and prayers are with in during the loss of this precious lady. We love you!

Gary, Charlotte, John, Brian, Grant, and Sierra Berry

Emily Wade

April 2, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

Keith and Emily Wade

From the Staff of Browning Funeral Home

March 31, 2011

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.