Frankie Ireland Wiggins, 94, of Ashburn passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at her residence.
Frankie was born on November 7, 1923 in Turner County to the late Carl Andrew and Orie Lillie Rutledge Ireland. She was a homemaker and a devoted wife to her husband, Henry Richard "H. R." Wiggins who preceded her in death . She was a faithful member of the Ashburn First Baptist Church . She was also a member of the Keenagers Club and Joyful Messengers. Mrs. Wiggins served as a pink lady at the Turner County Hospital.
She is survived by her daughters, Carline W. Bodiford of Tifton and Linda Williford of Sycamore; son, Dale (Karen) Wiggins of College Park; sister, Hortense Burdett of Sycamore; brothers, Jack Ireland of Ashburn, Joe Ireland of Ashburn and Eddie M. Ireland of Ashburn; nine grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by her special friend and caregiver, Von Pitts.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a son, Roy Wiggins; sons-in-law, James Williford and Frank Bodiford and a great-grandson, Chase Seabrook.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Ashburn First Baptist Church. Entombment will follow at Snowridge Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 9:00 AM until the hour of services at the church Saturday morning.
While flowers will be accepted, those who wish to do so, please make donations to your favorite charity.