She was born in Columbus, Ga., on Sept. 2, 1926, a daughter of the late James William and Janie Elizabeth Higdon.
She had moved from Georgia to make Chattanooga her home approximately 18 years ago. She was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Gladys Beall; and three brothers: Robert Higdon, John Higdon and Melvin Higdon.
She is survived by one sister and her family, Gloria Perry of Middleburg, Fla.
There are no local services planned; howeve,r a graveside service and interment are planned later next to her parents.
You are encouraged to share a memory of her and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial Web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service of Cleveland is honored to assist the Higdon family with these arrangements.