Virginia Wiggins

Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 27, 2010

Virginia Scott Wiggins, 89, of Murfreesboro died on February 25, 2010.
Virginia was born on September 4, 1920, in Tallulah Falls, Georgia to the late George and Minnie Scott.
She attended and graduated from Brevard College and Western Carolina College, then began teaching in Murfreesboro High School. In Murfreesboro she met and married William Vaughan Wiggins. Together they worked for Lock Joint Pipe Co. which required them to travel extensively in both the U.S. and South America before returning to Murfreesboro to live and work permanently. Virginia taught in Murfreesboro High School for 35 years and was responsible for many successful careers. She retired in 1985.
She was a devoted member of Murfreesboro United Methodist Church, where she served as head of Junior Fellowship, Youth Fellowship, President of Women’s Society of Christian Service, and Sunday School teacher for twenty-five years. She also served as Financial Secretary for several years.
Surviving Virginia are her sisters, Marie S. Isaacs of Newland, NC, Dorothy S. Vick of Hendersonville, NC, a niece, Kathryn Marie Vick of Asheville, NC, a nephew, Mark S. Vick, of Hendersonville, NC, a sister-in-law, Gertrude W. Parker, of Ahoskie, NC, seven nieces and five nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Vaughan Wiggins, and her parents, George O. Scott and Minnie C. Scott.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 1, 2010, at 2:00 P.M., at Murfreesboro United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Murfreesboro. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to Murfreesboro United Methodist Church, 313 East High Street, Murfreesboro, NC 27855.
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Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie is serving the Wiggins family.