Myrtle Irene Thompkins Wiggins, 80, of Charleston, South Carolina, passed away surrounded by her loved ones at The Life Care Center of Charleston, on Friday, October 25, 2019.
Mrs. Wiggins was born April 8, 1939 in Baxley, Georgia to late J. F. Thompkins and the late Vega B. Thompkins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Isaac Wiggins, US Navy, (Ret.). She worked for Charleston County School District for 28 years, retiring from Fort Johnson Middle School.
She is survived by her two sons, Ronald I. Wiggins, Jr. (Sonja) and Kenneth C. Wiggins; three grandchildren, Brittany W. Hodge (Mark), Lori N. Wiggins and Kenneth C. Wiggins, II (Elizabeth) and four great-grandchildren. One brother, Homer Thompkins; and four sisters, Louise Miller, Georgia Mae Creamer, Bertha Buch, and Mildred Moore also survive.
Funeral Services will be held at Big Oaks Church of God on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Mark Grimes and Nathan Wiggins officiating. Interment will follow in Appling Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Big Oaks Church of God.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association SC Chapter, 2090 Executive Hall Road, Suite 130, Charleston, SC, 29407.
Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.
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