|Birth: ||Jun. 21, 1927|
|Death: ||Oct. 18, 2002|
Jefferson City News Tribune, October 2002
James Daniel Piggott, 75, Iberia, died Oct. 18, 2002, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach. He was born June 21, 1927, in McKenzie, Ala., a son of Emory and Didia Mae Booker Piggott. He was married May 23, 1948, in Waynesville, to Ruby Hensley, who survives at the home.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict. He retired from the Navy after 20 years. HE worked as a cook at several restaurants in the Lake area.
He was a member of the Crocker Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4956, the Iberia American Legion Post 105, and the Disabled American Veterans. He was a member of the Iberia Masonic Lodge No. 410 AF and AM, the Military Order of the Cooties, the Abou Ben Adem Temple in Springfield, and the Iberia Lions Club.
Other survivors include: three sons, Tommy and Jimmy Piggott, both of Iberia, and Daniel Piggott, Brumley; two daughters, Linda Sue Shreve and Mary Jo Cochran, both of Iberia; three sisters, 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Rekus Funeral Home in Iberia. Rev. Dennis Nichols will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in Union Cemetery near Iberia. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home, with a Masonic service at 7 p.m.
Sidia Mae Piggott Booker (1906 - 1985)
Ruby Glee Hensley Piggott (1932 - 2004)*
Created by: Nancy Arnold Thompson
Record added: May 21, 2010
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