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 Sarah J “Sallie” <I>Petty</I> Biggers

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Sarah J “Sallie” Petty Biggers

  • Birth 12 Feb 1859 Pittsburg Landing, Hardin County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 26 Jun 1929 Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 29638869

Friday June 28, 1929
Arlington Journal

Mrs. J. A. Biggers Passes Away

Mrs. J. A. Biggers, 70, beloved pioneer resident of Arlington and Tarrant County, died at her home three miles southeast of Arlington Wednesday morning at one forty five after a brief illness of three days.

Mrs. Biggers was born Feb. 12, 1895 (sic), at Pittsburg, Tenn., where she lived until 1881 when she moved to Texas with her husband, J. A. Biggers, to whom she was married December 22, 1879. To this union were born six children, all of whom survive her.

Mrs. Biggers lived a beautiful Christian life and was loved by all who knew her. She joined the Christian Church at the age of fifteen and was a devout member of the First Christian Church of this city at the time of her death.

Funeral services were held at the First Christian Church at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27th, with Reverend R. M. Redford, pastor, officiating, assisted by Rev. Roy A. Langston, pastor of the First Methodist church and Rev. S. M. Bennett, pastor of the Presbyterian church.

She is survived by her husband, J. A. Biggers, five sons, J. N., Edd, and Joe, of Arlington, and M. W. and Zack of Fort Worth, one daughter, Mrs. A. A. Hutsell, of Arlington; eighteen grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Thaney Cummings, of Handley, Texas, and a host of distant relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers were: Edward Rankin, Frank Moore, Sam Parker, Phillip Bailey, Hugh Smith, and Albert Steeley. Honorary pallbearers were: Lou Turck, D. A. Bickle, E. E. Rankin, D. R. Martin, Wm. Knapp, E. B. Foster, Mm. Moore, Cliff Barnes, Frank McKnight, R. H. Bardin, Jim Ditto, Mike Ditto, C. L. Heath, and D. C. Sibley.

Interment in the Arlington cemetery.

Friday July 5, 1929
Arlington Journal


We wish to take this method of thanking our many friends for the many acts of kindness and sympathy shown us during the illness and death of our loved one. Also for the beautiful floral offerings.
J. A. Biggers
J. N. Biggers & family
Edd Biggers
Mrs. A. A. Hutsell and family
Joe Biggers and family
Zack Biggers
M. W. Biggers & family
Miss Annie Biggers

Family Members






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  • Find A Grave Memorial 29638869
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah J “Sallie” Petty Biggers (12 Feb 1859–26 Jun 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29638869, citing Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by GothicHobby (contributor 46986527) .