October 2, 1924 ~ December 7, 2010
Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
SARAH ELLEN SHOTWELL WIGGINS ASHEVILLE – Sarah Ellen Shotwell Wiggins, 86, of Asheville, died Monday, December 6, 2010, at Courtyard Healthcare Center. A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late Lonnie and Annie Blanche Evans Shotwell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Clifton Wiggins; a son, Robert "Butch" Edward Adams; and five brothers and five sisters. Mrs. Wiggins worked as a caregiver for the elderly at CarePartners for over 20 years. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by daughters Mary King of Leicester, JoEllen Adams of Asheville, and Becky Gudger and her husband, Arthur, of Asheville; four grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; a sister, Louise Smith of West Asheville; and a brother, Harry Shotwell and his wife, Betty Ann, of Asheville. A graveside service will be at 12:00 p.m. Friday at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain with the Rev. Dr. Johnny Tiller officiating. Memorials may be made to Groce Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.