Della Jane THIGPEN

October 7, 1937January 11, 2021

Della Jane Thigpen, 83, of Leighton, AL, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021, in Harrisburg. Born October 7, 1937, in Sheffield, AL, she was a daughter of the late Henry Willard and Esther Pearl (Vandiver) Coggins. Della did what she loved most and was a housewife and stay-at-home mom. She always read her bible and loved the Lord. She never met a stranger because she loved everyone.

Surviving are her children, Melinda Woodall of Harrisburg, PA, Malcolm Campbell, Sr. of Union Twp., AL, Maxwell Thigpen of Leighton, AL, Milton Thigpen of Leighton, AL, and Marilynn Bell of Brilliant, AL; 18 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Thigpen; and a son, Michael Thigpen.

A memorial service at Shoals Memorial Gardens in Tuscumbia, AL will be held at a later date. Contributions in Della’s name can be made to St. Jude’s Hospital.

The family wishes to thank the Residential Hospice and Harrisburg Hospital for the wonderful caregiving and kindness to our mother.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Della Jane THIGPEN

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Randy Woodall

February 9, 2021

Enjoyed all the times we shared together and the love you showed and gave me no matter how many times I messed up. I love you. Granny and I'm going to miss you.

Audrey Webb

February 8, 2021

Rest In Peace Granny! Good night, God Bless You, and I Love You! So many great memories with you! - Audrey Webb

Melinda Woodall

February 5, 2021

Dear Mom, I miss you so much, may you Rest in Peace. You maybe gone from my sight but your always in my heart. I'll see you again one day. Love always, Melinda