On April 27, 2009, God picked a beautiful rose from His garden named Gloria Ann Wiggins to her eternal home.
Affectionately known as “Glo” she was born on September 29, 1961 in Northampton County to the late Willis and Doris Wood. She was a graduate of East Carolina University and an instructor at Roanoke-Chowan Community College. In addition, she was a faithful member of Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church in Murfreesboro.
Gloria leaves love in the hearts of her devoted husband, Robert N. Wiggins Sr. of Ahoskie; her daughter, Tekeyla Thomas Smith (Tyrone) of Rocky Mount; her sons, Robert N. Wiggins Jr. (Toya) of Franklin, VA, Jeffrey K. Thomas of Como, Travis M. Wiggins of Franklin, VA and DeAndre R. Wiggins of the home; three grandsons, Rashad A. Simmons, Nathaniel T. Wiggins and Andrew R. Wiggins; sisters, Clementine Williams (Bennie), Mary Long, Marilyn Harris (Clarence), Dorothy Riddick (Bobby), Darlene Deloatch (Lionel), Ida Wood, Linda Motley, Faye Jordan, Sandra Flythe and Sharon Turner; brothers, Willis H. Wood (Carla), Elliott H. Johnson (Patricia), Wilson Johnson, Tim Turner (Linda), Terry Turner and Curtis Turner (Rachel); an aunt, Ruth Gary of Suffolk, VA; and a host of very special nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a brother, Ernest Wood; and a sister, Linda Lassiter.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 at Nebo Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, with the Rev. James Brown officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Services of comfort are entrusted to Hertford County Undertakers, Winton.