Clayton Thomas Wiggins, 13, of Monticello, passed away at 10:04 p.m., Monday, November 17, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, November 21, 2014 at the St. Philomena Catholic Church, 1301 N. Market St., Monticello. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the St. Philomena Catholic Church with Fr. Bruce Lopez officiating. Interment will be held in Croninger Cemetery, Cisco. Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello is handling the arrangements.
Clay was born May 24, 2001 in Springfield, IL the son of Matthew and Jennifer (Parsons) Wiggins.
Survivors include his parents; Matt and Jennifer Wiggins of Monticello, brother; Austin Wiggins of Monticello, grandparents; Ronnie and Peggy Parsons of Cisco, Tom and Jane Wiggins of Monticello, aunts and uncles; Sarah (Eric) Nieukirk of Morton, Annie (Joel) Camacho of Monticello, and Amy (Arthur) McTaggart of Grand Cayman Island.
Clay was a Seventh grade student at the Monticello Middle School and was a member of the St. Philomena Catholic Church, Monticello. Clay was a Chicago Cubs fan, enjoyed being at the beach and loved watching his brother Austin play baseball.
Whoever you might be; his classmates, teachers, family, or friends, Clay would instantly capture your heart with his smile. Clay was so well loved by all his cousins and he shared an endearing friendship with Chelsi Thomas, commonly referred to as “his Chelsi”.
Memorials may be made to the Clay Wiggins Special Education Memorial Fund c/o Central Illinois Bank 204 S. Market St. Monticello, IL 61856