Early, Sunday Morning, March 1, 2020, Mrs. Barbara Wiggins Thorpe McKiver, 76, was lifted into the loving comfort of her Heavenly Father at her residence.
She was born in Savannah, GA and was educated in the Savannah Chatham County Public School System. She was a member of the first graduating class of Sol C. Johnson High School, Class of 1961. After graduation, she married and became the mother of three beautiful children. She later pursued a career in the Home Health Nursing field, and retired from the University of Georgia Marine Biology Extension located on Skidaway Island. After her retirement, she joined Union Skidaway Baptist Church, where she was a faithful member until God saw fit to call her home.
She was preceded in death by her loving parents, Leola W. Fuller & James T. Wingster Sr, two son’s Robert L. Thorpe and Luther L. Mckivver Jr. She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving devoted husband Deacon Luther L. Mckiver Sr, her children, Redina Thorpe Thomas, Roderick L Thorpe Sr. (Shannon), Sheila Mckiver, Linda Owens, Carolyn Hendley (Anthony) all of Savannah, Ga.,16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 7 sisters, 7 brothers, 3 aunts, 1 uncle, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020 at
Union Skidaway Baptist Church
2227 Norwood Ave. ~ Savannah, GA
Interment ~ Pin Point Cemetery
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