Funeral services for Barbara (Biggers) McCoy are scheduled for 1 p.m., Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Craddock Memorial Chapel with Pastor Cyvil Burks officiating. Interment will follow at Clearview Cemetery. The family will host a reception at the Warren Ministry Center following the interment. Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday at Craddock Funeral Home.
Mr. Johnny and Mamie (Waddle) Biggers were blessed with their first child, a girl, on Feb. 5, 1943, in Hobart, Okla. They named her Barbara Ruth. They moved to Ardmore in 1944. During her formative years, Barbara confessed a hope in Christ and was baptized and became a member of the Church of God in Christ. She attended Dunbar Elementary and graduated from Ardmore Douglas High School with the class of 1960. Barbara continued her education at Langston University. She was united in marriage to Jasper McCoy and remained married until his death. Barbara thoroughly enjoyed her family and friends, and sewing was her passion. In addition to being a homemaker, she worked at Stromberg Carlson, Marietta Cookie Factory and Webbers Aircraft in Gainesville, Texas.
She leaves to cherish her memory: one brother, Jerry Wayne Biggers Sr., (Carol Ann) and one sister, Martha Biggers Craig (Verdie), both of Ardmore; two daughters, Kathleen McCoy Jackson of Ardmore and Paula McCoy Poe of Oklahoma City; son, Derrick McCoy of Ardmore; 11 grandchildren, Jennifer Gilmore, Takeitha Jackson, Jon’ae Jackson, Marce Hill, Stephen Hill, Miracle Raymond, Shambrica Ervin, Bren Palmer, Mamie McCoy, Derrick McCoy Jr., BreAnna McCoy; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Johnny and Mamie Biggers; husband, Jasper McCoy; one son, Bren Levon McCoy; one grandson, Raashad Jackson; and five brothers, Luther Henry Herd, Milton Lee Herd, Eugene Biggers, Johnny Fred Biggers and Arthur Gene Biggers.
Dewayne Davis, Sammy Gilmore, Keaveon Wilson, Bren Palmer, Gary Lawson, Henry Alexander and Raymond Jackson will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are the Douglas High School class of 1960. Margie Grant, Leslie Harris, Carla Caldwell, Kelena Horne, Jordan Alexander, April Voyles and CoAnn Dawkins will serve as flower girls. Honorary flower girls are the Douglas High School class of 1960.
“For I am now ready to be offered and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight and I have finished my course. I have kept the faith.”  2 Timothy 4:6-7.
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