April 13, 1930 - March 13, 2018
Ruth Crawford Wiggs, age 87, of Erwin, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care. A native of Erwin, Ruth was the daughter of the late A.E. and Eva Williams Crawford. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Ms. Wiggs was a quite lady who loved her family and was faithful to her religion. She worked part time at Clinchfiled Drug Store and loved to go camping. Her grandchildren were the most important aspects of her life. In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Robert Wiggs; son, Robert Michael Wiggs; brother, Edward Crawford, Jack Crawford; and sister, Katheryn Wallace. Ruth Crawford Wiggs has left behind to cherish her memory: Daughter: Linda Wiggs, and life partner Brian Taylor Farthing of Morristown; Grandsons: Sean Michael Wiggs and wife, Julia of Surgoinsville, TN, Brian Joseph Edwards of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Joshua Cody Edwards and wife, Kelly of Erwin, TN And their father, Charles H. Edwards; Great Granddaughter: Abby Wiggs; Great Grandson: Jackson Cody Edwards Several nieces and nephews also survive. The family would like to offer special thanks to Unicoi County Long Term Care and to Caris Hospice for their care. Also to Lynn Ray for her care and support during Ms. Wiggs' time of illness. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Ruth Crawford Wiggs in a committal service to be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, March 19 2018 at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Chaplain Wayne Brooks will officiate. Those who will attend will meet at Roselawn Memory Gardens by 12:50 PM on Monday. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 200 Love Street, Erwin, TN 37650. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ValleyFuneralHomeErwin. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Ruth Crawford Wiggs through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.
Ruth Crawford Wiggs, age 87, of Erwin, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care. A native of Erwin, Ruth was the daughter of the late A.E. and Eva Williams Crawford. She was... View Obituary & Service Information
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