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 Wilma <I>Groves</I> Staggs

Wilma Groves Staggs

Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tennessee, USA
Death 21 Sep 2004 (aged 92)
Bells, Crockett County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Mercer, Madison County, Tennessee, USA
Plot ID 157767 East Row 10-029
Memorial ID 100001523 · View Source
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Services for Mrs. Wilma G. Staggs, 92, will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday September 23 2004 from the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons with Rev. Jerry Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Springs Cemetery near Mercer.

Mrs. Staggs died Tuesday September 21 2004 at Bells Nursing Home. She was born on November 9 1911 in Hardeman County Tennessee, the daughter of the late George and Annie Pittman Groves and was a resident of Mercer most of her life. She retired in 1979 from the Western Mental Health Care Center where she was a nurse's aide. Mrs. Staggs was a longtime member of the Mercer Baptist Church.

She is survived by a daughter Catherine Derryberry of Lonoke AR; a son and daughter-in-law Ronnie Gene and Nancy Collins Staggs of Jackson; a daughter-in-law, Judy Barnes Staggs of Powell TN; a sister Velma Hinson of Humboldt; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son Myran Clinton "Bill" Staggs and two brothers.

Pallbearers to serve will be grandsons Samuel High, Brian Mahoney, Greg Pettit, Billy Wayne Staggs, Nathan Staggs and Kevin Simpson.

Memorials may be directed to the Building Fund at Mercer Baptist Church or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Memphis Tennessee.

The family will receive friends at the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons this evening from 5:00 until 7:00 PM. George A. Smith and Sons South Chapel 731-427-5555 is in charge of services.

Published in The Jackson Sun on September 22, 2004.

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  • Created by: Barbara Melton Lewis
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100001523
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wilma Groves Staggs (9 Nov 1911–21 Sep 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100001523, citing Maple Springs Cemetery, Mercer, Madison County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Melton Lewis (contributor 47906235) .