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Mrs. Marie Scott Wigley, age 86, resident of De Queen, passed peacefully from this life on Thursday, July 29, 2021, at her home. Marie was born the second of six children to the union of Floyd Odell and Edna Laverne Brooks Scott on June 14, 1935, in Eagletown, Oklahoma. She married the love of her life, James Lavoy Wigley, in 1952 in De Queen. She and James operated a Chinchilla farm in Oregon before moving back to Southwest Arkansas to work for Weyerhaeuser Company. She worked in the Weyco Veneer plant in Dierks and later as a caretaker and homemaker. Marie was a member of McDonald Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Louisiana, and attended Grace Baptist Church in De Queen. She was member of a birdwatching club in Booneville, and enjoyed crocheting, sewing, puzzles, fishing, saving “critters”, and watching her Cardinal, “Traveler”. Marie could do anything she set her mind to. She was ever-so creative and could make anything you could imagine, giving she had the materials.