He was born August 27, 1923, in Haynesville, Louisiana, to the late D.E. and Carrie E. Trammell Wiggins. Mr. Wiggins was a member of Columbia Christian Church, a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, serving in World War II, a member of the American Legion and was retired from the oil industry.
His wife of 70 years – Rita Tullier Wiggins of Gradyville
One son – Merl (Patricia Willis) Wiggins, Jr., of Gradyville
Two daughters – Carolyn Wiggins and Marsha Ann Wiggins both of Gradyville
Three grandchildren – Merl Drew Wiggins, III, Michael Dale Willis, Jr., Christopher Scott Wiggins all of the Houston, Texas area
Mr.Wiggins requested cremation and a memorial service will be held later
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements