Obituary: Melba Kay Pigg Obituary 2024

Obituary for Melba Kay Pigg

Obituary for Melba Kay Pigg

Personal Information

  • Name: Melba Kay Pigg
  • Age: 90
  • Date of Death: May 18, 2024
  • Place of Death: Cullman Regional Center, Cullman, Alabama


Melba Kay Pigg was born on December 17, 1933, to Artris and Vashti Allcorn in the Sardis Community, Alabama. She graduated from Addison High School in 1952, where she was a cheerleader. She married Gordon “Billy” Pigg, and they had five children: Phyllis (Wayne) Little, Dianne Voce, Gordon “Bubba” (Jan) Pigg, Mitchell Pigg, and Ellen Pigg.

Kay was a member of Sardis No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church. She was a 50-year member of the “Lady Democrats” and was known for her famous “squash patties” and chocolate cake.

Survived By

  • Children: Phyllis (Wayne) Little, Dianne Voce, Gordon “Bubba” (Jan) Pigg, Mitchell Pigg, Ellen Pigg
  • Sister: Ava McCurley
  • Grandchildren: Tony (Jennifer) Litte, Jaime (Brad) Atkins, Tabatha Fuller, Jake Pigg, Brendan (Cantrice) Voce, Emily Voce, Katey Hallmon, Maryellen (Jon) Gaiter
  • 14 great-grandchildren

Preceded in Death By

  • Husband: Gordon “Billy” Pigg
  • Parents: Artris and Vashti Allcorn
  • Brothers: Douglas Allcorn, Dellace Allcorn, Robin Allcorn, Gary Allcorn
  • Daughter-in-law: Marlene Pigg


Visitation will be Tuesday, May 21, 2024, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Sardis No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church in the Sardis Community. The funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at the church. Burial will be at the adjoining cemetery.


  • Tony Little
  • Ethan Little
  • Brendan Voce
  • Eli Voce
  • Aiden Stewart
  • Breydon Hallmon
  • Jon Gaither
  • Silas Hallmon
  • Barrett Gaither
  • Brad Atkins


In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Sardis Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund (392 County Road 80 Addison, Al 35540).


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