Sidney J. Biggs Shingleton

Sidney J. Biggs Shingleton


It is with great sadness that the family of Sidney Jane Biggs Shingleton announces her passing on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the age of 71 years.

Sidney was born in Charleston, W.Va. on September 28, 1948 to the late Waitman Barbe Biggs and Evelyn Easol Pullen Biggs.

She graduated from Nitro High School and Marshall University where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority.

She had an incredible natural talent for marketing and design having worked as a buyer for the Diamond Department Store in Charleston, W.Va. and the WV State Park Golf Courses.

She had previously worked as manager with Robert Scotts/David Brooks at the Blue Ridge Outlets in Martinsburg.

She was a longtime member of Olde Berkeley Garden Club, having served as Vice President, President and Treasurer.

She had a wonderful talent for making beautiful flower arrangements for which she won a state award in 2017.

She served as a docent in the annual House and Garden Tour and collaborated on numerous beautification projects in Martinsburg. An excellent horticulturist, her garden would abound with color from flowering shrubs, bulbs and perennials Spring through Fall.

Sidney will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 46 years, Hoy and her daughter, Sarah of San Antonio, Texas; her brother Waitman Barbe Biggs, Jr. and wife Mary of Scott Depot, W.Va.; sister-in-law Cindy Johnson and husband Larry of Romney, W.Va.; niece Amanda Mulledy and husband Robert; nephews Tom and Billy Biggs; and four grand-nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Sidney’s life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Brown Funeral Home with Pastor David Irvin officiating.

Memorial donations in memory of Sidney can be made to the Tiny Tim Project c/o Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry at 336 S Queen St, Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Online condolences may be offered at www.Brown

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