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NEW YORK -- Berria “Barry” Wiggins, 55, of New York, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Wyckoff Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Savannah Creek Baptist Church in Ehrhardt. The burial will follow in Savannah Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Ehrhardt.

Mr. Wiggins was born to Louise Griffin- Wiggins and the late Furman Wiggins in Olar. At an early age, Barry became a member of Sweet Rest Baptist Church in Olar. He attended Denmark-Olar public schools before migrating to Manhattan, New York. He lived most of his adult life in the Bronx and Brooklyn, New York. Employment involved various occupations, from a day laborer in construction, janitorial maintenance and later as a home health aide for clients with physical disabilities. He also worked in the metropolitan as a live-in care provider.

Survivors include his mother, Louise Wiggins; two sisters, Furmell Henderson of New York, Deloris Richberg of North Carolina; three brothers, James Wiggins and Timothy (Sharon) Wiggins, both of South Carolina, and Roddy (Sandra) Wiggins of New Jersey; 18 nieces and nephews; 16 great-nieces and great-nephews; four uncles and five aunts; and a host of extended family members.

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Immediately following the burial, the family will greet friends in the church fellowship hall for repast.

The Carroll Mortuary of Bamberg will be in charge of the services.

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