Carolyn Williams Wiggins, 85

Published 11:18 am Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Carolyn Williams Wiggins, 85, of Winchester, wife of the late Donald Cecil Cameron Wiggins, passed away Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at home.

The family would like to thank all the caregivers and Hospice East for their assistance in caring for Carolyn.

Carolyn was born Jan. 22, 1935, in Lexington to the late Howard and Dorothy Williams.

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She graduated from University High School and was a mother/housewife until later in life when she worked at Emmanuel Episcopal Church as a secretary/bookkeeper. She also worked at UK Psychiatry Department as a scheduling clerk/office assistant.

Carolyn enjoyed gardening, playing the piano, cooking and baking. She was an excellent cook. She knitted, sewed and did needlepoint and cross-stitch. She loved traveling, her grandchildren and children, and was a big fan of UK sports.

Her past activities were Bridge Club, Gardening Club, Fort Nightly Club, Supper Club, aerobics class at church, taking care of the garden at First Christian Church and being an active member of First Christian Church Choir for many years.

She is survived by a brother, John Howard Williams; three nieces, Leah Williams, Kimberly Williams McCant, Whitney Wiggins Pannell; nephews Mathew Williams, Greg Williams and Stuart Williams; a son, James Graham Wiggins; a daughter, Catherine Day Wiggins Witz; son-in-law Sean Witz; two grandsons, Mathew Wiggins and his wife Crystal Wiggins, and Richard Witz; two great-granddaughters, Kylie Wiggins and Autumn Wiggins, and one great-grandson, Jaden Wiggins.

Carolyn was preceded in death by three sons, an infant son who died at birth, William (Billy) Renick Wiggins and Michael Griffith Wiggins.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Winchester Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Johns and Rev. John H. Williams officiating. Funeral Procession will start at 1:30 pm at Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home in Winchester. Visitation will be at 12 to 1:30 pm at the funeral home.

Pallbearers include John Muncie, Chris Coney, Matthew Wiggins, Sean Witz, Richard Witz and Steve Eubanks.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Clark County Public Library, 370 S. Burns Ave. Winchester, Ky. 40391, or First Christian Church, 24 E. Hickman St., Winchester, Ky. 40391. Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.