Biggs, beloved mother and faithful friend, died on Monday, May 31.
Born in Cadiz, KY on June 13, 1939, she was the daughter of
James A. and Nina Thompson Tuggle.
She was an accomplished bridge player, enjoyed singing in
the choir at First Baptist Church (Somerset), avid UK sports fan,
and was an all-state timpanist at Trigg County High School.
A gracious host with an infectious laugh, her dinner tables
were lively and there was always room for the frequent meal-time
guests. She was 70
years old. She died
from Alzheimer's Disease.
graduated from Trigg County High School in 1957, received her
undergraduate degree from Georgetown College in 1961, and earned a
Master's Degree in education from Eastern Kentucky University in
1982. She taught in
Woodford and Fayette county schools, and after her children
graduated from college, served her community as Admissions
Director at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home and social worker at
Lifeline Home Health Care. She
retired in 2001.
is survived by her sister, Mary Lou Roark of Hopkinsville, KY, and
her children Jim (and Patty) Biggs of Paducah, KY, Jay (and Renee)
Biggs of Vine Grove, KY, and Laura (and Craig) Sheehan of
Winchester, KY, and Lisa (and Mike) Wolfzorn of Versailles, KY.
Surviving grandchildren include Haley and Jake Biggs,
Elizabeth and Joshua Biggs, Barbara Sheehan, and David, Abby,
Annie, and Emma Wolfzorn.
will be at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 2nd
starting at 5:00 p.m. The
funeral service will be at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral
Home on Thursday, June 3rd at 11:00 a.m.
Burial will follow at Lakeside Memorial Gardens in
lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association
of Greater Kentucky/Southern Indiana, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite
401, Louisville, KY 40205 or Music Ministry of First Baptist
Church (Somerset) 128 North Main Street, Somerset, KY 42501