Visitation will be at Collins-Burke today, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, from 6 until 9 p.m. Funeral services will be in the chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at 12 p.m. and the burial will be at Union Chapel Cemetery. Bob Miller will officiate.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Letha (Davis) Higgins; wife (of 64 years), Parlee (Brown) Higgins; son (killed in Vietnam), Jerry W. Higgins; granddaugher, Elizabeth L. Higgins; and brother, Thomas A. Higgins.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Jo Lynn Higgins of Cordova; two grandsons, Jonathan and Joseph Higgins of Cordova; a sister-in-law, Elvena Higgins of Huntsville; niece, Leona (Lamar) Nowland of Huntsville; nephew, Thomas A. (Vera) Higgins Jr. of Bessemer; and great-nephews and nieces.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571