Originally created 11/11/99

Mrs. Marie Diggs



ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Mrs. Marie Diggs, 66, of King Street, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999, at Woodbine Nursing Center.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Republican Grove Baptist Church, Edgefield, S.C., with the Rev. James E. Thomas officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Diggs, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of Republican Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Willie Diggs Jr., Cornelius Diggs and Wendell Diggs, all of Alexandria; a daughter, Sherry Diggs, Springfield; two brothers, Walter Holloway, Mount Pleasant, S.C., and A.B. Holloway, Edgefield; four sisters, Aftalean McCullough and Margaret Smith, both of Edgefield, and Mary Burt and Deloris McCall, both of Elyria, Ohio; and seven grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence of Aftalean McCullough or Margaret Smith, Edgefield, or after 2 p.m. at G.L. Brightharp and Sons Mortuary, North Augusta.

The Augusta Chronicle Nov. 11, 1999