Mary Evelyn Biggar



Evelyn Biggar, 89, of Center, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Nacogdoches.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at First Baptist Church in Center with Bro. Bobby Bressman and Bro. Carl Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Biggar Cemetery in Shelby County.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to service.

Ms. Biggar was born June 30, 1930, in Center to Hillard Morgan Biggar and Mary Edward Kennedy Biggar.  She went on to receive a degree from Sam Houston University and later worked as a dietician.  Ms. Biggar was a member of Daughters of the Republic of Texas William Crawford Carrol Chapter, Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge, Shelby County Historical Society, Shelby County Historical Community, Sam Houston Alumni, First Baptist Church of Center, and a former member of Neon Optimist Club.

She is survived by her nephew, Owen Morgan Eaton and wife Theresa of Pecatonica, Illinois; great nephews, John Morgan Eaton and Jack Robert Eaton both of Pecatonica, Illinois; great great niece, Hattie Morgan Eaton of Pecatonica, Illinois; friend and companion - her dog, Bubba.
Preceded in death by her parents, Hillard Morgan Biggar and Mary Edward Kennedy Biggar; sister, Eloise Biggar Eaton; and nephew, John Benedict Eaton.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of choice.
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