Joe Frank Bigham

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Joe Frank Bigham, age 80, a resident of Decatur, Alabama, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at his residence.

Mr. Bigham was a native of Marshall County, and was the son of the late Frank Bigham and Mary Sue Barnes Bigham. He also was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Ann Coon Bigham, who recently passed away. He retired from Boeing, was a mason with the Helion Lodge Number 1 in Huntsville, Alabama, and was a member of Shriners International.

Mr. Bigham is survived by two daughters; Erica (Brad) Cohen of Wildwood, Missouri, and Terrie (Joe) Clifton of Decatur; two grandsons, Nicholas Clifton and William Cohen; three granddaughters, Elizabeth Ann Eckert, Jessica Cohen, and Taylor Cohen; and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services with Masonic rites will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 at Short Cemetery in the Spring Place Community.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Shriners Hospitals for Children at

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Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.