CALCUTTA - Meghann Dawn Nign, 27 of Calcutta, passed away suddenly along with her husband, Jamie D. Nign on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, following an automobile accident. She was born in East Liverpool on May 2, 1986, a daughter to Daniel E. and Penny J. (Foster) Ludwig of Calcutta, and had lived her entire life in this area. Meghann and Jamie were married Sept. 9, 2006.
Meghann was a 2004 graduate of Beaver Local High School, a firefighter with the Calcutta Volunteer Fire Department, where she had just completed the 120 hour firefighter class in November. She was an EMT for North Star Critical Care, and had just enrolled in the Nursing Program at Kent State University. Meghann also coached soccer, was a scout leader in Girl Scouts and attended Northside Community Church.
In addition to her parents, Meghann leaves behind her children, two sons: Chayse D. Nign and Brody B. Nign; two daughters: Savannah D. Nign and Payslee R. Nign all at home; three stepsons: Tyler Nign of Lima, Ohio, Kristopher Nign of Marietta, and Zachary Nign of Minerva; and a stepdaughter: McKenna Nign of Minerva; a sister: Emily Ludwig of Calcutta; her maternal grandmother: Grace Ann Foster of Calcutta; a grandson: Travis Nign of Minerva; as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by a sister: Amanda R. Bibbee; maternal grandfather: Lyle Foster; and her paternal grandparents: Bessie and Louis Ludwig.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes, with Pastor Larry Rose of the church officiating.
Burial will follow at Columbiana County Memorial Park Cemetery.
Family will be present to receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at the Calcutta Chapel.
Contributions may be made to the Ludwig/Nign Fund at Chase Bank here in Calcutta, or The Nign Family Fund at any PNC location.
Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online at www.altmeyer.com