Myrtle E. Diggs was born in Philadelphia, PA on July 31, 1944 to Robert Nathaniel Tilghman Sr. and Bertha Tilghman, who both proceeded her in death. Myrtle was the youngest of ten children, 8 of which proceeded her in death; Robert Jr., Asbury, Bryce, Bruce, Ernest, Robert, Hazel, and quietly to be with the Lord.
She leaves to mourn and cherish her memory, a son, Antwan K Diggs Sr. (Latonya Diggs), sister Mary Lane, five grandchildren; Sergio, Amber, Nafese, Antwan Jr., and Madisyn. Two great-grandchildren; Ashliyon, and Nolyn, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Also, two special friends, Robert "Mr.It" Washington, and Alice.