Funeral services for Mr. Carlen J. Wiggins, Sr., 86, of
Whitleyville, TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Monday, February 6,
2017, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Wiggins Family
Cemetery in the Wartrace community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 9 A.M. until
time of services.
He passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017, at Riverview
Regional Medical Center in Carthage, TN.
He was born July 12, 1930, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Jay G. Wiggins and Lucinda Wiggins. He was married to
the late Ina B. Raines Wiggins, who passed away February 18,
2005. He was a land surveyor, and served in the U.S. Army
during the Korean War.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in
death by 2 Sons: George H. Spurlock and Robert W. Spurlock;
and 2 Sisters: Anna Minchey and Doris Morgan.
Survivors include 2 Sons: Carlen J. Wiggins, Jr. of
Whitleyville, TN, and Michael Wiggins of Gainesboro, TN; 2
Daughters: Shirley Hawkins of Gainesboro, TN, and Sandra K.
Jones of Chicago, IL; 8 Grandchildren: Brittany Nicole Wiggins,
Victoria Wiggins, Carlen J. Wiggins III, Travis J. Wiggins,
Ransom Wiggins, Gerald Jones, Jeremy Spurlock, and Phoebe
Spurlock; and 2 Great Grandchildren.
Bro. E.C. Meadows will officiate at the services.
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