Mrs. Mary HIGGINSON, 66, of 115 So. 6th, died here Friday
(January 28, 1966). She was dead on arrival at Jefferson
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Myers Chapel
with the Rev. March Harpole officiating. Friends may call at the
Myers Chapel after 4 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Old Shiloh Cemetery.
Mrs. Higginson was born August 22, 1899, in Jefferson County, the
daughter of John H. and Myrtle (Lively) Chamness. She was married
October 5, 1917 to William England Sr., who died on February 2, 1953.
She was married December 13, 1958 at Mt. Vernon to Ernest Higginson
who survives. Other survivors include: Seven sons, William, Charles,
Allen, Robert, Jerry and Donald all of Mt. Vernon, and Jess England of
Aurora, Illinois; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Ellen Phillips and Mrs. Glenda
Borders, both of Mt. Vernon; her mother, Mrs. Myrtle Chamness of Mt. Vernon;
one brother, Homer Chamness of Mt. Vernon; one sister, Florence Behrens of
Ranier, Washington; 19 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren: She was
proceded in death by her father and three brothers.
Submitted by Abby Newell
This was my grandmother.