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Description: Mrs. Nannie WIGGER

Date: April 18 1930

Newspaper published in: Leadwood, MO

Page/Column: 8/2

Mrs. Nannie WIGGER was born in Washington county, Mo., Oct. 17, 1857, and died at her home in Bonne Terre Tuesday morning, April 15, 1930; aged 72 years, five months and twenty eight days.

She was united in marriage when 16 years of age to Thomas HOPSON, of Bonne Terre. To this union were born five children, three surviving. They are: Mrs. Melzena Moore BOBBITT, St. Louis, Mrs. Elizabeth CROUCH, St. Louis and Thos. HOPSON, Bonne Terre.

Following the demise of her husband, Mrs. WIGGER was again united in marriage to Sidney HUIMPHREY, in the year 1887. To this union four children were born, three surviving, namely: Mrs. Bertha DOGGETT, Esther; Mrs. Bessie RASNIC, Potosi; Mrs. Gertie DORGLAS, Bonne Terre. Her companion preceded her in death.

On June 21, 1929, she was united in marriage to Mr. Joe WIGGER, of Bonne Terre.

Mrs. WIGGER professed faith in Christ when fifteen years of age, uniting with the Baptist church, her membership being with the Bonne Terre Baptist church at the time of her death. She had made her home in and about Bonne Terre for the past 21 years. She has been in ill health from a complication of diseases for the past four weeks.

She leaves to mourn her going besides her children, her husband, Mr. Joe WIGGER, 26 grandchildren, three great grandchildren, twelve step children, two sisters, Mrs. Lucy MORRIS and Mrs. Rachel KRIMMINGER, of St. Louis; one brother, John BOYER, of Leadwood, and other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services were conducted from the Baptist church at Bonne Terre, Wednesday, at 1:00 p.m. by her pastor, Rev. J. B. RAGSDALE, and burial at Germania cemetery, west of Bonne Terre.

Submitted: 03/27/19

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