Originally created 10/30/04

Mr. Willie James Bigham (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Willie James Bigham of Hollis Rd. entered into rest Tuesday, October 26, 2004 at his residence. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 30, 2004, 2 p.m. at Sandvalley A.M.E. Church, Jefferson Co., Ga. with Rev. Samuel Thompkins officiating . Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Bigham was a native of Jefferson Co., Ga. He was a member of Sandvalley A.M.E. Church where he served as President of the Steward Board. Mr. Bigham retired from Lily Cup after 30 years. Survivors are his wife, Ruby Bigham, Augusta, Ga.,; four children, Willie Lawrence Bigham, Jr., Augusta, Ga., Vernice B. Myles, Hephzibah, Ga., Regina Bigham, Augusta, Ga., Yvonne Bigham, Philadelphia, Pa.; four sisters, Clara Rhinehart, Augusta, Ga., Eunice Brown, Augusta, Ga., Inez Davis, Mattie Butts, Louisville, Ga., seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. Family and friends will assemble at the residence at 12:45 p.m. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle October 30, 2004