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William David Higgs
(March 26, 1946 - March 24, 2019)
William David Higgs, 72, of Vaiden passed away at Vaiden Community Living Center on Sunday, March 24, 2019. Mr. Higgs was born in
Indiana on March 26, 1946, to Joy Elmer and Martha Lois Phelps Higgs.
Mr. Higgs was a retired self-employed machinist and enjoyed building things, taking care of his cows, music, and playing his guitar. He
loved giving to Boys Town and to St. Jude, and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Brenda
Mr. Higgs is survived by his wife, Opal Channell Higgs of Vaiden; daughters, Lillie Mae Dearman of Kentucky, Becky Mobley of Jackson,
Debbie Parker of Florida, Mary Blasingame of Oxford, Glenda Roberson of Holcomb, and Jennifer Lloyd of Greenville; sons, William David
Higgs II of Illinois, Glenn Grice of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Tim Grice of Greenville; sisters, Lynn Loflin of Purvis, Martha Higgs of
Pascagoula, Judy Cooper of Ackerman, and Lillie Bowman of Purvis; brother, Joe Higgs of Lumberton; fourteen grandchildren; several
great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service for Mr. Higgs will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research
Hospital (www.stjude.org), 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Boys Town (www.boystown.org), 200 Flanagan Boulevard,
P.O. Box 8000, Boys Town, NE 68010.
Will be held at a later date
|March 26, 1946
March 24, 2019