Esther Pearl Parker Wiggs

November 21, 1927 - February 7, 2019
Esther Pearl Parker Wiggs


Esther Pearl Parker Wiggs, age 91 of Sunset Park in Wilmington passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

She was born in Onslow County, NC on November 21, 1927, to George Parker and Sallie Yopp Parker.

Esther was the widow of the late Donald C. Wiggs, Sr. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church and was retired from Blocks Shirt and MJB Manufacturer.

Surviving are her children, Donald C. “Donnie” Wiggs, Jr., Wayne Wiggs (Raye), Darlene Wiggs Wells, Marie Wiggs Male (Ritchie), and Kay Malpass (Gerry); 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

The family will see friends from 3 to 5 Sunday, February 10, 2019, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel and at other times at her home 1920 Monroe Street.

Funeral service will be 11 am Monday, February 11, 2019, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 2730 Northchase Park SE Wilmington, NC 28405. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Robert, Blake, Walter, Alex, Robbie, and Chad.

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  • February 09, 2019
    marilyn oxendine lit a candle:
    Lit since February 9, 2019 at 2:17:06 AM

  • February 09, 2019
    April says:
    My deepest condolences for your loss. I hope you are able to find comfort in the scriptures at Acts 24: 15 and John 5: 28,29 which gives us a resurrection hope. At Revelation 21: 3-5 God brings out that in the future there will be no more pain and suffering. And we can look forward to what is written in Psalm 37: 9-11 and 29 about the meek will possess the earth. To find more information please visit jw.org

  • February 09, 2019
    James Skippy Hewett and Kim Dobson says:
    We are so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers continue for comfort for your family

  • February 11, 2019
    Phyllis says:
    My sincere condolences to the Wiggs family. Losing a loved one is one of the most grievous things to bare and one hardly knows what to say to ease ones sorrow. I pray that you are comforted in knowing that the Bible assures us that those who are asleep in death are not suffering. May you look forward to the fulfillment of God's promise to undo the pangs of sickness and death forever, Isaiah 33:24 and Revelation 21:4. Imagine the time when all those who are asleep in death, who are in God's memory will return to life as promised at John 5:28, 29. Young and in perfect health and reunited with loved ones, Psalms 37:29, 34. See jw.org for more scriptural encouragement. May family, friends and faith in the God' of all comfort strengthen you during this very difficult period.

  • February 13, 2019
    Caryn Ferraro says:
    I have been delivering mail to Mrs Wiggs for a few years now. She was such a joy to see when she was out doing some yard work. I will miss seeing her smile. So sorry for your loss. She will be remembered fondly