Birdie “Betty” Elizabeth Pigg
May 3, 1929 -
October 10, 2020

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It is with regret we announce the passing of Mrs. Birdie “Betty” Elizabeth Pigg, age 91, of Howell, TN. Betty was born on May 3, 1929 to the late James Marvin and Venie Victoria Ables Hill. She worked in Quality Control for Blue Ridge Shirt Plant and was a member of the Church of Christ at Howell. Betty loved the LORD, loved her family, and loved to cook. She passed away on October 10, 2020 at Donalson Care Center.

Survivors include her daughters, Connie Ann Sprinkle, and Brenda Sue (Sam) Ezell all of Fayetteville; son, Jody Lewis (Carol) Pigg of Columbia; grandchildren, Bobby (Tammy) Sprinkle, David (Terri) Sprinkle, Angie (Ray) McCullough, Jason Ezell, Jeremy (Juli) Ezell, Josh (Kelli) Ezell, Dinah (Alan) Hall, and Michael (Stephanie) Pigg; 22 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, James Lewis Pigg; granddaughter, Sara Walker; great-granddaughter, Anna Walker; brothers, Buster and Charles Hill; and sisters, Dorothy Moran, and Mary Ann Stephens.

Private family services will be held. Burial will be in Unity Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sara Walker Foundation, P.O. Box 3111, Brentwood, TN 37024.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Birdie “Betty” Elizabeth Pigg.

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17 Comments

  1. Tony and Pauline Watson, New Zealand

    We came to know her son Jody, also Carol. We shared the first few weeks of her grand daughter Sara’s life when she was born in New Zealand. We send our condolences to this lovely family.

    Reply
  2. Mark and Ellie

    We are saddened to hear of the loss of Mrs. Betty. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. We love you.

    Mark and Ellie

    Reply
  3. Wanda and Bob Williams

    Connie and Brenda and family, So sorry for your great loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all. May you find peace and comfort in the Lord and knowing you have friends who care. Our love, Wanda and Bob Williams

    Reply
  4. Keith Vanhooser

    Our prayer is for comfort and peace to the entire family at this time!! Mrs.Betty was a great encouragement to all and a rock of strength for those around her!! She was a great example of how a Christian should act and her words of wisdom strengthened all of our Church family at the Howell Church of Christ! It was a great honor to have her as a sister in Christ and I know it was a great honor for her to be a family member!! She passed on some amazing qualities to you all as her family and we send love your way!! Her legacy will live on in such a wonderful family!!!

    Reply
  5. Jimmy and Diane Buchanan

    To the Family,

    So very sorry of hear of Betty’s passing. She was a beautiful, true southern beauty – inside and out! May God lend you comfort and peace.

    Reply
  6. Janice king

    Sorry to hear of the passing of mrs. Betty.
    A wonderful Christian lady.
    Sure will miss her, what a beautiful smile, so much fun.
    And a great cook. She was blessed to have a loving family to take wonderful care of her.
    What a blessing to be loved so much.
    R.I. P. Mrs. Betty.

    Reply
  7. Billy Wade and Pam

    A most precious ,beautiful and Special Lady and our family loved her very much. Betty was so good to our Aggie.Heaven has gained an Angel! Much Love to each of her family.

    Reply
  8. Billy Gray & Patsy

    Brenda, We are so sorry to hear of your loss.
    She was a very sweet lady

    Reply
  9. John and Derrell Cowden

    Connie and Brenda and family,
    We are saddened to hear of the passing of your mother and will keep you in our prayers during this time.

    Reply
  10. Wade and Sharon Williams

    we are so sorry for your loss. Prayers sent your way for all at this most difficult time.

    Reply
  11. Mark and Paula Massey

    Connie and Brenda and Family, I loved Betty. She was such a sweet lady with grace and beauty. We are saddened for you but rejoicing with the angels for her.

    Reply
  12. Lorry Ann Hill Anderton

    Mrs Brenda I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.

    Reply
  13. Rachel Storey

    Brenda & Sam, I know how much you will miss her, but you have the knowledge that she was a Christian and she is in a good place. Let that comfort heal you.

    Reply
  14. Patsy Rogers

    Brenda & Sam, so sorry about the loss of your mom. It is always hard to give them up no matter what age. You all are in our prayers

    Reply
  15. Pamela Cartwright

    I’m sorry for your loss of Betty she was a sweet lady. Praying for the family. Love you all.

    Reply
  16. Anita Johnson

    Betty was such a kind and caring friend. Each time I saw her, she asked about my family and proceed to tell me she had been praying for them. I loved this lady!

    Reply
  17. Jimmy & Faye Ellis

    So sorry to hear of Betty s’ passing. She was a very sweet lady. Our thoughts & prayer are with you during your loss.

    Reply

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17 Comments

  1. Tony and Pauline Watson, New Zealand

    We came to know her son Jody, also Carol. We shared the first few weeks of her grand daughter Sara’s life when she was born in New Zealand. We send our condolences to this lovely family.

    Reply
  2. Mark and Ellie

    We are saddened to hear of the loss of Mrs. Betty. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. We love you.

    Mark and Ellie

    Reply
  3. Wanda and Bob Williams

    Connie and Brenda and family, So sorry for your great loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all. May you find peace and comfort in the Lord and knowing you have friends who care. Our love, Wanda and Bob Williams

    Reply
  4. Keith Vanhooser

    Our prayer is for comfort and peace to the entire family at this time!! Mrs.Betty was a great encouragement to all and a rock of strength for those around her!! She was a great example of how a Christian should act and her words of wisdom strengthened all of our Church family at the Howell Church of Christ! It was a great honor to have her as a sister in Christ and I know it was a great honor for her to be a family member!! She passed on some amazing qualities to you all as her family and we send love your way!! Her legacy will live on in such a wonderful family!!!

    Reply
  5. Jimmy and Diane Buchanan

    To the Family,

    So very sorry of hear of Betty’s passing. She was a beautiful, true southern beauty – inside and out! May God lend you comfort and peace.

    Reply
  6. Janice king

    Sorry to hear of the passing of mrs. Betty.
    A wonderful Christian lady.
    Sure will miss her, what a beautiful smile, so much fun.
    And a great cook. She was blessed to have a loving family to take wonderful care of her.
    What a blessing to be loved so much.
    R.I. P. Mrs. Betty.

    Reply
  7. Billy Wade and Pam

    A most precious ,beautiful and Special Lady and our family loved her very much. Betty was so good to our Aggie.Heaven has gained an Angel! Much Love to each of her family.

    Reply
  8. Billy Gray & Patsy

    Brenda, We are so sorry to hear of your loss.
    She was a very sweet lady

    Reply
  9. John and Derrell Cowden

    Connie and Brenda and family,
    We are saddened to hear of the passing of your mother and will keep you in our prayers during this time.

    Reply
  10. Wade and Sharon Williams

    we are so sorry for your loss. Prayers sent your way for all at this most difficult time.

    Reply
  11. Mark and Paula Massey

    Connie and Brenda and Family, I loved Betty. She was such a sweet lady with grace and beauty. We are saddened for you but rejoicing with the angels for her.

    Reply
  12. Lorry Ann Hill Anderton

    Mrs Brenda I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.

    Reply
  13. Rachel Storey

    Brenda & Sam, I know how much you will miss her, but you have the knowledge that she was a Christian and she is in a good place. Let that comfort heal you.

    Reply
  14. Patsy Rogers

    Brenda & Sam, so sorry about the loss of your mom. It is always hard to give them up no matter what age. You all are in our prayers

    Reply
  15. Pamela Cartwright

    I’m sorry for your loss of Betty she was a sweet lady. Praying for the family. Love you all.

    Reply
  16. Anita Johnson

    Betty was such a kind and caring friend. Each time I saw her, she asked about my family and proceed to tell me she had been praying for them. I loved this lady!

    Reply
  17. Jimmy & Faye Ellis

    So sorry to hear of Betty s’ passing. She was a very sweet lady. Our thoughts & prayer are with you during your loss.

    Reply

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