Wanda Kay Twigg

Monday, August 6, 2018

Wanda Kay Twigg, 76, of Greencastle passed away on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 at her residence with her family by her side.

Wanda was born in Greencastle on August 23, 1941, the daughter of William and Helen (Slavens) Burnside. She was a 1959 graduate of Fillmore High School.

Mrs. Twigg was a secretary for Putnam County Operation Life for more than 33 years and upon her retirement in 2009 received The Distinguished Hoosier Award by the Governor for her service to Putnam County. She served on the Town and Gown Committee at DePauw University where she became a “Mom” to many of the students.

Whether it was Little League concessions, flipping pancakes for Ridpath Elementary or painting bicentennial fire hydrants downtown, she had a heart to serve her community as a volunteer.

Wanda was a member of the First Baptist Church of Greencastle.

Survivors include her children, Dana Bumgardner (husband Roy) and Eric Twigg (wife Tara); three grandchildren, Kayla McDermit (husband George), Karly Bumgardner (fiancé Tyler Hudson) and Jackson Twigg; two great-grandchildren, Whitlee McDermit and Knox McDermit; sister Marcia Trout (husband Steve); two sisters-in-law, Marsha Hartman (husband Rufus) and Connie Pierce; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 49 years, James Twigg; and a sister Sheila Crafton.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9 at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle. Burial will follow in Clinton Falls Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8 or one hour prior to time of service on Thursday.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.Hopkins-Rector.com for the Twigg family.