Wilma M. Higgins, 82, of
Parma, died Monday, December 2, 1991, at a Greenleaf shelter
home of natural causes. Funeral services will be conducted at
2 p.m. Thursday, December 5, 1991, at the Dakan Funeral
Chapel, Parma. Pastor Neil Evans of the Nyssa Baptist
Fellowship and Pastor Lyle Higgins of Nampa, ID., will
officiate with burial following at the Parma Cemetery, Parma.
Mrs. Higgins was born June 14, 1909, at Mount Ayr, Iowa,
the daughter of Walter and Effie Daily Venn. She married
Jesse L. Higgins September 2, 1925, at Lamar, CO. They farmed
in Lamar until moving to the Big Bend area in 1938, where they
farmed for 6 years, later moving to the Roswell area, where
they farmed for 28 years.
She is survived by 3 daughters and 4 sons-in-law, Mildred
and Arden Beckley of Waterville, WA., Joyce and Shorty Hall of
Parma, ID., Anna and Stan Byers of Ontario, OR., and Jim
Hollingsworth of Boise,, ID.; a brother, Winnie Venn of Lamar,
CO.; 5 sisters, Marie Bishop and Lois Smith of Joshua Tree,
CO., Elizabeth Reynolds of Las Animas, CO., Golda Ellenberger
and Vesta Frank of Englewood, CO.; I5 grandchildren; 25
great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.