Charley D. Wiggs, Jr.

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Charley D. Wiggs, Jr., 58, of Ponca City, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at Ponca City Medical Center. Charley was born December 29, 1955, to Charley Deen and Norma Jean (Hatten) Wiggs, Sr. Charley grew up in Pryor, Oklahoma, and attended the Whitaker State Children’s School. He married Karolyn Kay Gillum September 6, 2002, in Bonham, Texas. He was a member of the Ponca City VFW. Charley enjoyed fishing and camping, but his main enjoyment was spending time with family and friends. Charley is survived by his wife, Karolyn of the home; his children, Doyle Allen Kellum and his wife Heather of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Josh, Staci, Daniel and Amanda Wiggs; his brother, William Wiggs of Blackwell, Oklahoma; his sister, Shari Wiggs of Blackwell, Oklahoma; his grandchildren, Austin Kelley, Brandon Allen, Anthony Hoffman, Damon Grant, Angel Grant, Ashley Hicks, Starie Nelson, Lindsey Eudaily; his great grandchildren, James A. Eudaily, Jr. and Mercadies Eudaily; his step children, Mark Helmlinger and his wife Karen of Berryville, Arkansas, James and Liz Steel of Olathe, Kansas, Allen Steel and his wife Starla of Cordell, Oklahoma, Brenda Eudaily and her husband Allen of Blackwell, Oklahoma, Billy Russell and his wife Katherine of Blackwell, Oklahoma; his step grand children, Seth and Kennon Helmlinger, Spencer and Dakota Steel, Shaerie Spencer, Kyra, Kelsey and Austin Russell; step great grand babies, Brycen Pickering, Braelyn Spencer and numerous other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Steven Wiggs. Memorial services were held on Saturday, February 15, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. in the First Assembly of God Church, Blackwell, with Pastor Bill McKissick officiating. Honorary pallbearers were Doyal Wiggs, Josh Wiggs, Allen Steel, Brian Melton and William Wiggs. Arrangements were under the direction of Trout Funeral Home of Blackwell. Condolences may be sent to the family using our online guest book at