She was an active and devoted member of Pisgah Baptist Church in Sipsey; a retired LPN from Houston Medical Center in Warner Robbins, Ga.; and she was an honorable and faithful wife of a U.S. Air Force veteran.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Handley; brother, Joseph William Burgess; sister, Inez Head and parents, Joe and Louise Burgess.
Survivors include her children, Susan L. Higgins (Barry J.), Eric Wesley Handley (Kayla) and Jodi Amanda Handley; grandchildren, Brooke Higgins Shealy (Geoffrey), Joshua Andrew Higgins (Natalie) and Wesley and Joseph Handley; and great-grandchildren, Garrett, Katelyn and Dean.
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