Funeral services for Martha L. Biggs, age 94, of Brownwood will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 2010, in the Greenleaf Cemetery with Dr. Don Scroggs officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home.
She passed away Monday, April 19, 2010, in Brownwood.
She was born Sept. 15, 1915, in Brownwood, Texas, to Earl and Mattie (Renfro) Looney. Her grandparents, J.R. and Laura Looney and David K. and Alef Renfro, were both pioneer families of Brown County. Martha had been a member of the First United Methodist Church of Brownwood since she was a young child. She also worked as a young girl at the family business, Looney Mercantile, and she was a graduate of the Brownwood High School Class of 1933. She attended Howard Payne, Daniel Baker College, and graduated the Chicago Institute of Art.
Martha then was married to Burt Brooks in 1937 until 1944. In November 1949 she met and was married to Cullen Wilson Biggs in Brownwood. He preceded her in death in 1993.
She is survived by four children, sons, Bill Brooks and wife Joy of Lake Vallecito, Colo., and Skip Brooks and wife Nita of Lebanon, Tenn.; daughter, Laura James and husband Darrell of Lake Brownwood; and son David Biggs and wife Rhonda of San Antonio, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Cullen Wilson Biggs, her parents, and a sister, Marie (Looney) Wright.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.davismorrisfuneralhome.com.