Willa Diggs- Born September 29th , 1927 in rural Montogomery county Arkansas. Passed away January 22, 2023 at the age of 95 at her home in Rescue, California. The second oldest of 12 children. Her early years were harsh, working the fields of her family farm to help provide for her family and helping to raise her younger siblings.\nAt the age of 17, she ran away and married Lester Diggs. They had 6 children and were married for 65 years until his death in 2010. She was proceeded in death by her parents, 8 brothers and sisters and her 2 children, Bonnie Sue and Ima Sue. She leaves behind children Jim (Cindy) of Anderson, CA, Roger (Margaret) of Sacramento, CA , Michael (Teshua) of Idaho and Linda (Don Hareid) of Rescue, CA. Along with 12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.\nShe retired from Elk Grove School District in 1986. Willa loved to quilt, sew and crochet. She was loved by all who knew her and known for her straight forward, no nonsense, no filter approach to conversation.\nShe maybe gone but never out of our hearts.\nPer her request, there will be no services, the family requests privacy at this difficult time.