Jean Janice Gibson Wiggins, 87, of Alexandria, VA, passed away on October 12th, 2021, after a brief illness. Jean was born on January 16th, 1934, to the late John Payne and Isadore Gibson of Alexandria, VA. In 1960, she met the love of her life Fred Wiggins. They later married on October 7th, 1961, in Alexandria, VA, and recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Jean is predeceased in death by her parents John and Isadore; brothers James "Gip" and Theodore "Plunky"; Sisters Rebecca"Betty" and Oscie "Lois"; and daughter Shauna Marie. Left to cherish her memory are her devoted husband Fred Douglas Wiggins; Daughter Lori (Elliott); Stepdaughter Clara; grandchildren Edina (William) and Eric; great grandchildren Ayden, William (Buzzie), Madden, Virginia; devoted nieces who were like daughters, Stephanie Mitchell and Tamesha Williams. As well as a host of nieces and nephews; a special daughter Ethel Alston and her Best Friend of over 60 years, Geneva Hayward.
Her Celebration of Life will be held on Friday October 22, 2021 at First Baptist Church Alexandria, Virginia 2932 King St. Alexandria, VA 22302 Viewing is 11am-1pm; Service 1pm.
Arrangements by Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home
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