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Mildred Prejean Piggott Purifoy, 102, Bridge City


Last updated 4/14/2020 at Noon

Mildred Prejean Piggott Purifoy, 102, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away at home peacefully on April 13, 2020.

A private graveside service will be held on Friday, April 17, 2020 at Autumn Oaks Cemetery in Orange.

Officiating will be Darrell Segura.

Mildred was born in Opelousas, Louisiana, on October 4, 1917.

Mildred is the daughter of Aminthe Marie Pitre and Leonard Prejean.

Mildred and husband Terrell Piggott had five children and were avid gardeners.

They were well known throughout the area for their tomato crops.

Many people came and purchased those juicy veggie fruits from them.

Mildred was a devout Christian and member of Second Baptist Church and later First Baptist Church-Bridge City.

She was preceded in death by her mother, father, husbands Terrell Piggott and Edwin Purifoy, and oldest son Johnny Piggott.

Mildred is survived by her children, Sandra Little of Bridge City, Linda Carter and husband John of Toledo Bend, Sharon Segura and husband Darrell of Bridge City, and David Allen Piggott and wife Lynda of Bridge City; grandchildren, Kellie Little, Misty Segura, Mark Segura, Tommy Kuenstler, Terry Kuenstler, Barry Piggott, Randi Piggott Thompson, David Arnold Piggott, Clint Perkins, Thresa Perkins, and Rusty Perkins.

Mildred is also survived by eleven great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank and recognize Mildred’s caregivers, who showed her love and comfort. They are Linda Carter, Connie Claus, Thelma Wheelis, Mary Felps, Verlene Felps, and Brenda Withers.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be given in Mildred’s memory to First Baptist Church-Bridge City at 200 West Roundbunch Rd., Bridge City, TX 77611.


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