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Don Mark Wiggins

CPL. WIGGINS Rites set Friday

MULLINS, June 10, 1953 --(Special)--
Military funeral services for Corporal Don Mark Wiggins, who was killed in action April 8, in Korea, will be conducted Friday afternoon from Fork Methodist Church by the Rev. Claude R. harper, Interment will follow at Hopewell Cemetery, Dillon County.

The body will be taken to the home of his parents, Mr. And Mrs. J. F. Wiggins, Route 2, Dillon Thursday afternoon, and will be at the church from 2:30 Friday afternoon until the hour of service.

Members of the Mullins National Guard Unit will perform he military honors.

Corporal Wiggins, 24, was graduated from Lake View High School in 1945. He entered service January 16, 1952, and was stationed at Indaiantown Gap, New York and at Fort Benning, Georgia, before being sent to Korea. He was member of the 2nd Infantry Divison of the 23rd Regiment.

Besides his parents he is survived by his widow, the former Miss Dula Mae Fowler; five brothers, C. C. and Myrtle J. of Dillon, J. F. of Sellers, Sgt. Ralph L. of Shaw Field and L. Wiggins of Mullins, and four sisters, Mrs. Bessie harrelson and Miss Faye Wiggins of Mullins, Mrs. Major Daniels of Latta and Mrs. Frank Collins of Conway.

Transcribed and contributed by Buddy Harrelson, 20 Apr 2003


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