Bakersfield Californian 7/23/2006 March 8, 1920 - July 20, 2006
Lorraine Higginbotham passed away peacefully on July 20, 2006 at her daughter's home. Lorraine was born to Ralph and Evea Hope on March 8, 1920 in Topeka, Kansas. She married Tadix "Red" Higginbotham On July 4th, 1945. They made their home in DiGiorgio, Ca with their 2 children, Gary and Peggy. Mom retired from the Department of Water Resources, Lost Hills Division at the young age of 71.Mom had a keen sense of humor. She always had a joke to tell. Whenever one of her friends in Wasco needed a ride to the doctor or elsewhere, she was always up to the task. She loved to play cards and loved to go out to eat. Lorraine was preceded in death by husband Red Higginbotham, Mother and Father, Ralph and Evea and brother James Hope. She is survived by son, Gary Higginbotham, daughter, Peggy and husband, Ron Womble. Grandchildren, Brian Womble, Jill Roland, Jennifer Hewes, Alex Higginbotham, Michelle Higginbotham and 3 great grandchildren. Special thanks to Hoffman Hospice (especially Lupe and Anne) for their guidance during this difficult time. Thanks to Dr. Tommy Lee who took such good care of Mom. Also special thanks to Arletta Norman who faithfully took mom to the Beauty Shop to get her hair and nails done. Mom-we love you and wish you peace. Mom I wouldn't have missed the last weeks journey with you for anything. At Mom's request, her service will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association.