Wanda Ruth Brown Biggs

Published 9:15 am Monday, April 13, 2015

Wanda Ruth Brown Biggs, 90, of Bay Minette, passed away April 9, 2015, at her residence.

She was born August 28, 1924, in Beaumont, Texas, to the late Gane Hamilton and Libby Louise Byerly Brown. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Bay Minette. She was a nurse for 26 years and worked 25 years with a print shop in Bay Minette and was working up until her sickness.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jessie L. Biggs; one son, Jessie Allen Biggs; and her siblings, Floyd Allen Brown, Alfred Brown, Keel Brown, Willard Brown, Dale Brown, Elma Hall and Grace Lanell Brown.

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She is survived by her two sons, Joseph L. Biggs and John W. Biggs; and one daughter, Barbara McElveen, all of Bay Minette; siblings, Charles (Sandra) Brown of Pensacola, Fla., Louise Byerly of Beaumont, Betty Mooney of McDavid, Fla., Margaret (Allen) Jones, Patsy Morgan, Gail (Ebb) Ebbesen, all of Pensacola, Fla., and Shirley Black of McDavid, Charles (Sandra) Brown, June (William) Turner and Joy (Richard) Calhoun, all of Pensacola, Fla.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday, April 12, at 3:30 p.m. from the First Assembly of God Church in Bay Minette with Bro. Brian Calhoun and Bro. William Lutz officiating. Burial followed in Bay Minette Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Daniel Biggs, Greg Biggs, Korey Biggs, Russell Black, Donnie Bell, David Bell and Keegan Biggs.

Visitation was held Sunday, April 12, from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. from the First Assembly of God Church in Bay Minette.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., was in charge of arrangements.