Rosetta Nancylea Biggerstaff – McLeansboro

Rosetta Nancylea Biggerstaff, age 80, of McLeansboro, IL passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at her home.

She was born February 19, 1941 in Pontiac, IL to her parents Walter & Beulah (Bunning) Davis.  On August 18, 1956 she married Ralph Biggerstaff, who preceded her in death.

Rosetta worked as an educator for the WADI Head Start Program, and retired from that position after many years of service.  She enjoyed attending church and her Friday Night Women’s Bible Study group, spending time with her children and grandchildren and, above all else, she loved God and her family.

Rosetta is survived by a son Edward (Lea) Biggerstaff of Jacksonville, FL; daughter Ramona Givens of McLeansboro, son Walter (Nichole) Biggerstaff of Lafayette, LA; son DuWayne (Jaye) Biggerstaff of Cartersville, GA; son Tim Biggerstaff of McLeansboro, son James (Katina) Biggerstaff of McLeansboro, a brother Johnny (Fran) Davis of Branson, MO; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph, her mother and father, 2 sisters, and 1 brother.

There will be no formal services at this time but a Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at a later date.

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