Mrs. Peggy Ione Freeman Biggers, 89, of Cleveland passed away October 15, 2020 at home,
following an extended illness.
Mrs. Biggers was born on August 29, 1931 in Cleveland to the late Fred and Jessie Freeman. She
was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Daniel Lewis Biggers, and her brothers,
Paul Freeman, Glen Freeman, Pierce Freeman, Gene Freeman and Jack Freeman.
Survivors include: Son and daughter-in-law, Mitchell and Charmane Biggers, Cleveland; son and
daughter-in-law Russell and Laura Biggers, Toccoa; son Nelson Biggers, Cleveland; grandson and
granddaughter-in-law Heath and Tasha Biggers, Cleveland; grandson and granddaughter-in-law
Dustin and Chelsea Biggers, Cleveland; Granddaughter and grandson-in-law Emilee and Blake
Fulbright, Madison; grandson Mason Biggers, Toccoa; grandson and fiancée, Preston Biggers
and Madison Turner, Cleveland; sisters Vera Horton, Marietta; Pauline Kinnear, Cleveland; and
Yvon Caudell, Cleveland; great-grandchildren, Trace Biggers, Cleveland; Lane Biggers, Cleveland;
Honor Biggers, Cleveland; Riley Biggers, Cleveland; Wynn Fulbright, Madison; Elijah Biggers,
Cleveland and Dolly Biggers, Cleveland, along with several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Biggers graduated from Cleveland High School in 1949 and married the late Daniel Biggers
in 1950. Together, Mr. and Mrs. Biggers farmed the land near Yonah Mountain where they
lived, which they cleared in 1951 when they returned to Cleveland. Beginning with chickens
and beef cattle, and later phasing out their chicken production, Mr. and Mrs. Biggers farmed for
58 years. When Mr. Biggers passed away in 2009, Mrs. Biggers continued her involvement in
the cattle farm. Mr. and Mrs. Biggers enjoyed square dancing together for many years.
Mrs. Biggers was very involved in politics and voted in every national, state, and local election.
She was a Christian of the Baptist faith.
With a strong work ethic and commitment to her family, Mrs. Biggers rarely left her home, and
tended the land around it beautifully. She was happiest at home in her garden, working
daylight to dark on her prolific vegetables and lovely flowers. Mrs. Biggers loved to share her
garden’s fruits and vegetables with her family and friends and fed them often at her kitchen
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 18, 2020, at the chapel at Barrett
Funeral Home, with Mrs. Biggers’ grandson, the Rev. Dustin Biggers, officiating. Rev. Doug
Merck will be officiating the graveside service and Mrs. Frances Hatcher will be giving the
Burial will follow at Gateway Memorial Park in Cleveland.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, October 18, 2020.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.
Online condolences may be made at www.barrettfh.com.