Willie Ann Diggs

Published 5:00 am Monday, May 2, 2005

Services for Willie Ann Diggs of Brookhaven are 11 a.m.,Tuesday, May 3, at St. James Missionary Baptist Chuch with burialin Carver Heights.

Visitation is Monday from noon until 5 p.m., at Tyler FuneralHome.

Mrs. Diggs, 97, died March 28, 2005, at Haven Hall Health CareCenter in Brookhaven. She was born in Franklin County on Nov. 3,1907, to Steve Kennedy and Louise Webb.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. James MissionaryBaptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, JohnnieDiggs Sr.; a son, Johnnie Jr.; and her sisters, Callie Robinson andCarrie Gray.

Survivors are her son; James Diggs of Brookhaven; her daughter,Willie Mae Brown of Brookhaven; seven grandchildren; 17great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and a host ofnieces and nephews.