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- Published on 04 July 2012
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Funeral services for Rebecca “Becky” Mullens Hightower, age 80 of Winnsboro, were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Beaty Funeral Home in Winnsboro. Burial was in the Cypress Cemetery in Franklin County.
Mrs. Hightower was born Feb. 22, 1932 to Elbert and Lera Park Mullens in Lamar County. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Winnsboro, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and worked as a volunteer for the Central Christian Church’s Blessing Box. She was a manager and cook at Lou’s Country Inn.
She died Saturday, June 30. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Dwight Hightower, a daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Hightower Drude, and a sister, Aileen Layton.
She is survived by three children, Emily Mann of Lindale, Jeff Hightower of Winnsboro, and David and Cindy Hightower of Winnsboro; a sister, Wilma Jordan of Dallas; 14 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Terry Hightower, Curt Hightower, Jacob Clinton, John Clinton, Mark Adams, and Terry McKnight.