Obituary for Sarah Tyner Wiggins of West End

Sarah Tyner Wiggins, 79, of West End, NC, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2023 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst. 

Sarah was born March 9, 1944 in Bennettsville, SC to the late Carl and Mahaley Bell Tyner. 

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John Wesley Wiggins; daughter, Donna Livengood (Bobby Jr.), son, John Wiggins Jr. (Judy Barton), and son, Richard Wiggins (Tracey); nine grandchildren, Colt Livengood, Cable Livengood, Mandy Wiggins, Jonathan Wiggins, Trevor Wiggins, Caleb Wiggins, Hunter Wiggins, Skylar Wiggins, and Megan Oaks; and nine great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by her sisters, Juanita Boles and Mildred Vaughn; and a host of other extended family.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Lonnie Tyner and Ray Tyner; one sister, Sheba Tyner McKenzie; and one great-grandchild, Bentley Kage Wiggins.

Sarah was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.  She enjoyed going to the beach and was an excellent seamstress.  She liked watching Walker Texas Ranger and Matt Dillon on TV.  Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially the grandchildren and her dog Baby.  After the kids started to school, she worked for 20 years at Candor Hosiery Mill.   She was a faithful member of Fairview Baptist Church.

A funeral service, with Rev. Dr. Beau Cooksey officiating, will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 12:00 PM at Fairview Baptist Church, 1572 Carthage Road, West End, NC 27376.  The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 11:00 AM.  Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery.

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Seven Lakes.

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