|Birth: ||Mar. 10, 1871|
|Death: ||May 1, 1955|
Arizona Death Certificate
Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
May 1, 1955
Funeral Services Held Tuesday For Mrs. Bessie Biggs
Dr. Charles S. Poling conducted funeral services at 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the First Presbyterian Church for Mrs. Bessie Biggs, 84, who, died of a heart attack at 6:05 a.m. Sunday in the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. S. Henderson. Mrs. Reuben Stifel was the soloist at the church, and members of Eastern Star, to which Mrs. Biggs belonged, conducted graveside rites in the Wickenburg Cemetery. Pallbearers were James Thomas, C. H. Stafford, Hy Newman and Bob McNabb of Wickenburg and Frank Myers and George Ogram of Yuma.
Mrs. Biggs was born in Grant County, Kentucky, March 10, 1871. She was married to Joseph Stephens in Indiana in 1893 and they moved to Douglas, Ariz., in 1912. Later they lived in Benson, Ariz.
In 1928 she married Joseph Biggs in Douglas. He died in that city in 1945 and the widow came to Wickenburg to live with her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Henderson. She had been confined to her bed the last 10 months of her life.
She is survived by two sons and a daughter: Ernest Stephens of San Francisco, Calif.; Paul Stephens of Greer, Ariz.; and Nell Henderson of Wickenburg. She has one brother, S. L. Isaac of Connersville, Ind.; two grandchildren, Robert and James Stephens, sons of Paul
Stephens, of Tucson; and three great grandchildren.
Joe Stephens (1869 - 1949)*
Joseph Cisero Biggs (1874 - 1945)*
Plot: section 2 row G space 12
Created by: Janet Bowie
Record added: Aug 08, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11500927
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