Martha Wiggins

    Martha J. Wiggins, 74, of Murphy, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 29, 2017, at Murphy Medical Center Nursing Home following an extended illness.
    Mrs. Wiggins was born July 21, 1942, in Hamilton, Ohio, the daughter of the late Robert Reed and Alvina Robertson Reed.
    Martha moved to the Murphy area 24 years ago from Florida. Martha enjoyed doing crafts, knitting and thrift store shopping. Mrs. Wiggins was of the Baptist faith.
    Surviving Mrs. Wiggins are her son, John Johnson of West Palm Beach, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Andy Duncan of Blairsville, Ga.; son, Beve Wyatt of Blairsville, Ga.; sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Ben Balzer of Murphy; sister and brother-in-law, Cheryl and Bernie Schlarman of Indiana; sister and brother-in-law, Sandy and Mike Tipton of Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Roger Garland of Ohio; sister, Lisa Allen of Hamilton, Ohio; sister, Linda Combs of Ohio; brother, Richard Reed of Murphy; grandchildren, Crystal and Steven King, Cassie Duncan, Drew and Tyler Barrett, Leslie Johnson; six great-grandchildren and many other friends and relatives also survive.
    A funeral service for Mrs. Wiggins will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 1, in Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, Blairsville, Ga.
    Flowers are being accepted for Mrs. Wiggins.
    Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.
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