Mabel Ruth "Medders" Higginson
Mrs. Mabel Ruth Higginson, of 1707 So 15th st, died at 10:30 this
morning at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient
for the past seven weeks. She was 58 yrs., four months and 14 days of age.
Mrs. Higginson was an aid at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
She was born February 3, 1899 in Jefferson County, the daughter of
August and Maggie (Pasley) Medders. On April 22, 1917 she was married
to Ernest Higginson, who survives. She was a member of the Central
Church of Christ.
Surviving, besides her husband, are a daughter, Mrs. Donna Page of
Mt. Vernon: four sons, Bill and Gerald of Mt. Vernon, Marvin of
Lafayette, In. and Kenneth of Park Rapids, Mn.: three brothers, Bryan,
Melvin and George, all of Mt. Vernon and six grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were incomplete. The body was taken to Meyers Chapel.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Gerald Higginson