Obituary: Rene Ingram-Bigham (May 19, 1923 – Nov. 27, 2013)

By Submitted December 06, 2013 12:14 pm

Rene Ingram-Bigham
Rene Ingram-Bigham
Rene Ingram-Bigham, 90, passed away on Nov. 27, 2013, in Crescent City. She was born on May 19, 1923, in Heavener, Okla. Rene was a 59-year resident of Del Norte County. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by the Ship Ashore Restaurant for 18 years as a waitress.

Rene was a member of Hope Ministries Worship Center in Crescent City. She loved her church family very much. Rene had a heart for the homeless and loved to feed people. She spent her life in the service of the Lord, loved praise and worshiping. She will be remembered as an encouragement to people.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Bigham of Crescent City; stepchildren who she considered her own: Sherry Walker, Debbi Grenz, Mark Bigham, Paul Bigham and Annette Berg; her brothers, Larry Don Speaks and Woody Speaks; sister Dean Bazzar and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at Wier’s Mortuary Chapel on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 11 a.m. Private interment will follow at the IOOF Memorial Cemetery.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel.