Rowena L. Wiggins

NEW BERN - Rowena L. Wiggins, 70, of New Bern, died Aug. 31, 2013 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

She was a member of Temple Baptist Church and her interests included gardening and writing. She is preceded in death by her sons, Dale and David Stroud.

She is survived by her husband Kenneth Ray Wiggins; one son, Jeff Wiggins and wife Donna of Colorado Springs, Col.; two daughters, Tina Culhane and husband Patrick of Rochester, N.Y.; Lori Lays and husband Roger of Brookville, Pa.; two sisters, Mary Law of Sacramento, Calif.; Patti French and husband Steve of Perth, Australia; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 at Cotten Funeral Home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 at Cotten Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at New Bern Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Colonial Capital Humane Society P. O. Box 326 New Bern, NC 28563 or

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Published in Sun Journal from Sept. 4 to Sept. 7, 2013