The Hickory Record
March 6, 2006
VELRA L. TWIGGS
MORGANTON - Velra Ledford Twiggs, 81, formerly of Pleasant View Loop, Morganton, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Valley Nursing Center in Taylorsville.
Born June 16, 1924, in Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Baxter and Mongolia Ledford.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Glenn Twiggs; and a son, Dr. Dennis Glenn Twiggs.
Velra was a member of Walker Road Baptist Church and a retired employee of Shadowline Inc.
She is survived by three sons, James A. Twiggs and wife, Judy, of Clemson, S.C., Charles E. Twiggs and wife, Tammy, of Lynchburg, Va., and W. Jerry Twiggs and wife, Brenda, of Hickory; a daughter-in-law, Tamera Twiggs of Winston-Salem; sisters, Frances Lovelace and Ann Hall, both of Rutherford County; grandchildren, David Twiggs, Tiersa Morrow, Jason Twiggs, Mark Twiggs, Jessica Twiggs and Elia Twiggs; and great-grandchildren, Salem Elizabeth Twiggs, Catherine Conley Twiggs, Alexandria Blake Morrow and Hayden Leigh Morrow.
The funeral will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, 2006, in the Colonial Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in Burke Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the service. At other times, the family will be at the residence of Jerry and Brenda Twiggs, 1215 Thirty-fourth Ave., NE, Hickory.
Memorial contributions may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, Playground Fund, 580 Antioch Church Road, Taylorsville, N.C. 28681.