Emily Mae Wiggins Foster

September 3, 1963 - July 15, 2019
Emily Mae Wiggins Foster

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Emily Mae Wiggins Foster age 55, a resident of Bath, NC died at her home Monday, July 15, 2019.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, July 19, 2019 at Washington Assembly of God in Washington officiated by Pastor Eric Hill. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery in Washington. The following will serve as pallbearers: Stephen Foster, Shane Foster, Cameron Merritt, Toby Sawyer, William Wiggins and Drew Singleton. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 PM Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Washington Assembly of God.
Emily was born on September 3, 1963 in Beaufort County the daughter of Philip Andrew Wiggins and Carolyn Squires Singleton. She had a passion for being on the water commercial fishing with her family. Emily enjoyed cooking, going for walks and was a lover of all music. She was known for her infectious smile and her ability to light up a room whenever she entered.
Emily is survived by her parents: Philip Andrew Wiggins and Carolyn Squires Singleton; two daughters: Heather "Boo" Freelove Sawyer and husband Toby of Bath, NC; Carla "Nuggie" McArthur and husband Rick of Bath, NC; three sons: Stephen Cruze Foster of Bath, NC; Shane "Wilson" Foster and Beth of Plymouth, NC; Cameron Hayes Merritt of Bath, NC; four sisters: Mary Jo Gettys, Susan Wiggins, Ann Wiggins, Cassie Singleton; three brothers: William "Bubba" Wiggins, Drew Singleton ll, Philip "PA" Wiggins; thirteen grandchildren: Elizabeth, Cody, Hayden, Bentley, Kristina, Kandace, Jacob, Landon, Leah, Luke, Cross, Lane, Remi; the father of her children: Carl Foster, Jr. and very dear friend: Frankie Modlin. She was preceded in death by a sister: Christy Marshburn.
You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.josephpaulfdl.com.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Foster family.
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Funeral Service

Friday, July 19, 2019
11:00 AM

Washington Assembly of God - Directions
2029 West 5th Street
Washington, NC 27889

Visiting Hours

Washington Assembly of God - Directions
2029 West 5th Street, Washington, NC 27889
  • Thursday, July 18, 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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  • September 06, 2019
    Tayler Stone says:
    Sleep peacefully Emily

  • September 03, 2019
    Elizabeth Naylor says:
    Emily was a very dear friend to me and I'm so sorry for your loss, you are all in my prayers! She loved her children dearly and was all she talked about! Yall were blessed to have a mother like her!

  • July 21, 2019
    Ollie Moore says:
    So sorry for your loss, Keeping all in my prayers.

  • July 19, 2019
    Julie Tacinelli says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. Emily was such a good friend to me and I will miss her dearly.

  • July 19, 2019
    Sherri Williford says:
    Prayers to the family.im so sorry.. she was a good friend.

  • July 18, 2019
    Amanda Rogers says:
    Em was such a great person ❤ I love her she always had the best outlook.

  • July 18, 2019
    Sandy Etheridge says:
    You will be forever love and missed fly high with the angels.

  • July 18, 2019
    John Banks says:
    Some things in life we don't understand, maybe it's not for us to understand. God knows when even a sparrow falls. Emily is now with God. My prayers are with all the family, love ones and friends. She may have left us but she will live on in our memories as long as we live. God bless and be with you.

  • July 17, 2019
    Melissa & Charles Jackson says:
    God bless you Emily may you rest in peace .

  • July 16, 2019
    Sharon Gurley says:
    Emily u left us All to soon friend. Rest Easy and Fly High with ALL the other Beautiful Angels. I Love U Girl and Hope to see u Soon.

  • July 16, 2019
    Victoria (Torrey) Williamson says:
    I love you Emily. I know you are at peace. You are in God arm now but you will remain in my forever. Blessings to you and your family

  • July 16, 2019
    Sue Harper says:
    So sorry to hear of Emmily's passing. Prayers for family..

  • July 16, 2019
    Marilyn & Tommy Hale says:
    We are so sorry about Emily. May God bless and comfort all of her family as only He can is our prayer.

  • July 16, 2019
    Sissy Berry says:
    So sorry for your loss...prayers for you and the family...

  • July 16, 2019
    Rachel Wiggins says:
    Love you sweet emily♥Rest easy in the arms of jesus

  • July 16, 2019
    Nikki Selby says:
    I will never forget Emily's kindness and acceptance towards me in the early years that i met her only to find out years later we were related..she was a good soul ..good to soon..only God knows the reasons and He is the author of our Lives..God Bless you all and may you hold onto your happy times to carry you threw and the hand of the Lord..love to all.