Phyllis Marie Beattie Wiggins, age 87, beloved wife of the late Carl Cecil Wiggins, died on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at McElveen Manor.

Born in Los Angeles, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Bertha Lincoln Beattie. Mrs. Wiggins was a retired mortgage loan officer with Bank of America in California. She enjoyed volunteering at various healthcare facilities and singing with her church choir. She was a member of Wise Drive Baptist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Deborah Diane Atkins and her husband, Larry, of Sumter; two grandchildren, Larry E. Atkins Jr. and Crystal Atkins Hicks; two great-grandchildren, Larry III and Travis Jr.; three brothers, William Beattie and his wife, Joyce, Robert Beattie and his wife, Nan, and David Beattie; and two sisters, Beverly Nevill and Dorothy White, all of California.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Velma Bennett; and a brother, James Beattie.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Wise Drive Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Dearld Sterling officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Larry E. Atkins Jr., Trey Atkins, Phil Dumas, TJ Hicks, Travis Hicks and Allen Jones.

The family will receive from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Bullock Funeral Home.

You may go to and sign the family's guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.