Trellis “Ted” J. Wiginton, age 92 passed away at Memorial Hospital on Thursday, October 6, 2022. Mr. Wiginton was born in Hamilton, AL on March 30, 1930 to the late John Thomas and Dora V. Myhand Wiginton. He started working at the age of 12 in the sawmill, then in the oil fields after which he drove a concrete truck and then retired after 20 years of service as a plumper with Fort Stewart. Mr. Wiginton enjoyed maintaining his lawn and his neighbors as well; he liked to fish and loved to help anybody he could when they had a need. However, most important to him was his family.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, James Wiginton and Billy Wiginton; six sisters, Ruby W. Mason, Gertrude Wiginton, Geneva W. Walton, Exie W. Spicer, Jewell W. Dudley and Lucille W. Kerr and grandson, Scott Wiginton.
He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Lettie Ophelia Henderson Wiginton; three children, Freddy Gene Wiginton and his wife Vickie of Glennville, Shirley Kangeter of Pembroke and Nickie Powell and her husband Beauford of Pembroke; sister, Jesma W. Gann of Odessa, TX; 5 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 10, 2022 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Flanders Powell Funeral Home.
Funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. in the Flanders Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tim Traywick and Reverend Dan Bryant officiating.
Burial will be held at Lower Black Creek Cemetery.
To sign the online register, please visit www.flanderspowellfuneralhome.com.
Flanders Powell Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Trellis J. “Ted” Wiginton.