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Edith Ann Wiggs, 69, retired from the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department

Edith Ann Wiggs
Edith Ann Wiggs

WILMINGTON — Edith Ann Wiggs, 69, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCare Center.

Edith was born Nov. 26, 1948, in Dunn to Marvin Beasley and Bessie Young Beasley.

Edith was a loving and caring wife, mother, sister and sister-in-law. She enjoyed spending time with her family and cooking and caring for all of them. She retired from the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department, where she served as the food service manager until her retirement in 2002. She was dedicated to her job to make sure that all of the inmates were fed and cared for.

Edith is survived by her husband of 46 years, Donald “Donnie” Cornell Wiggs Jr.; one son, Jeffrey Cornell Wiggs of Wilmington; one brother, Marvin Eugene Beasley of Raleigh; and her extended Wiggs and Young family members.

The family will see friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel officiated by the Rev. Tom Male and the Rev. Daniel Gillespie. Burial will be held in Oleander Memorial Gardens.

Share online condolences with the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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