Katherine Norris Higgins, age 85, of Murfreesboro, passed away at her home on Monday, November 19, 2012.
Mrs. Higgins was a native of Rutherford County, and was the daughter of the late Thomas A. and Maude Hayes Norris. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Clarence L. Higgins who died in 1997; son, Thomas L. Higgins; and sister, Mable Norris. Mrs. Higgins is survived by many loving caregivers, cousins, friends, and very special friend May Belle Basham.
Mrs. Higgins was a member of the Eastern Star, Gideons, Farm Bureau Women, and Hillview Baptist Church where she taught children’s classes for many years. She retired from the Federal Government after 36 years.
Funeral service will be 3:00 PM Friday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Rev. W.D. Thomason will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Lyndal Duke, Joe Frizzell, Eddie Jernigan, Winfred Cooper, Jimmy Todd, Jeff Todd, and Johnny Howse.
Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM Friday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.
Online condolences can be made at www.woodfinchapel.com 615-893-5151.