Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 17, 2014, at Walker Memory Gardens. John Killian will officiate.
Higging was preceded in death by her father, Jon Thompson; mother, Mamie Akins Thompson; brothers, Ralph Thompson and Jack Thompson; and sister, Ruby Reinhart.
She is survived by her husband, James Earl Higging; daughter, Judith Bradley (Danny); son, Jim Higging (Barbara); sister, Flora Taylor; brother, John David Thompson; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Chase Smith, Cass McCord, Cale McCord, Kevin McCord, Kevin Posey and Allen Carlisle.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571