Graveside services for Mrs. Arva W. Pigott will be held Monday, July 9, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. at Knoxo Community Cemetery in Walthall County, with the Rev. Lynne Anderson officiating. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Pigott, 82, of Meridian, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018, at Diversicare.
Arva was a member of Poplar Springs Drive United Methodist Church. She was born in Rome, Ga. where she met her husband, W.D. Pigott in 1954 while he was serving at Prospect United Methodist Church. They were married a year later, in April of 1955. Arva served with Bro. Pigott in many churches in Georgia and Mississippi. She enjoyed crafts, especially sewing for her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Rev. Wilton D. "W.D." Pigott; daughters, Kathy Pigott, and Joann Covington (Dennis); son, Wade Pigott (Sheila); granddaughters, Amy Farlett (Jon), Sara Bowman (Michael), Emily Caldwell (Chase), Christina Pigott, and Elisabeth Pigott; great-granddaughter, Mary Grace Caldwell; brother, Doyle White; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harlan and Oceal White (Rome, Ga.); two sisters, and three brothers.
The family requests memorials are made to Pleasant Grove UMC in c/o Lynne Anderson, 11101 Gilbert Joyner Road, Meridian, MS 39305.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhamffh.com
Visitation will be held Sunday, July 8 from 5-7 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home.
Published on July 6, 2018