Originally created 08/31/99

Mrs. LaNelle Diggs



COLUMBIA -- Mrs. LaNelle Cooper Diggs, of 1904 Germany St., died Thursday, Aug. 26, 1999.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Second Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery.

Mrs. Diggs, a native of Richland County, had retired as a schoolteacher from the Edgefield County school district. She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, Benedict College and South Carolina State University.

Survivors include a son, Samuel Diggs; two daughters, LaVerne Diggs and Tresa Spells; a sister, Edna Smith; and three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Leevy's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 31, 1999