- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 27 March 2013
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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Funeral services for Thelma Juanita Higbee, age 89 of Mount Vernon, were 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013 at the Harvey Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial was at the Midway Cemetery.
Mrs. Higbee was born in Winters, Tex. on Feb. 9, 1924 the daughter of Marshal Hensley and Donia Elizabeth Stapp. She was a nurse’s aide at Abilene Hendricks Hospital and was of the Pentecostal faith.
She died Saturday, March 23 at the East Texas Medical Center in Mount Vernon. She was preceded in death by her parents and step-father, Stephen Pierce, three brothers, Barney, Harold and Marvin Hensley and a granddaughter, Jennifer Higbee Berry.
She is survived by her two sons, Steve Higbee of Fort Worth and Kirk Higbee of Mount Pleasant; two daughters, Delores Clay of Mount Vernon and Wanda Schindley of Mount Pleasant; six grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren.