Margaret Tidwell Wigley, 93

Published 3:21 pm Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Margaret Tidwell Wigley, 93, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.

A graveside service was held on Monday, July 20, 2020, at 3 Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville. Dr. Gary Berry officiated the service. Wells Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Margaret was born on November 21, 1926, to the late Arthur Buck Tidwell and Lillian Fritz Tidwell in Lexington, Miss. During her life, she worked as a beautician for many years and retired as an assistant with the South Panola School District. Margaret was a member of Pope Baptist Church. She was a simple, Christian lady who loved to care for others, including her family who loved her dearly. She was the glue that held them all together.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Those left behind to remember her kind heart include her two daughters, Betty Killebrew, of Vicksburg, and Debre Darby, and husband Jeff, of Courtland; one son, Bill Wigley, and wife, Debbie, of Batesville; seven grandchildren, Traci Hoofman (Scott), Kevin Hatton (Shannon), Shane Wigley (Carrie), Kendra O’Conner (Greg), Steven Wigley (Michelle), Jenny Marquez (Adam), and Chad Darby (Megan); and 12 great grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, William “W.E.” Wigley; two sisters, Clara Robertson and Dorothy Marie Chrestman; one brother, John Mercer Tidwell; and son-in-law, Johnny Killebrew.

Pallbearers were Shane Wigley, Steven Wigley, Chad Darby, Cameron Hoofman, Adam Marquez, Kevin Hatton and Greg O’Conner.