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Lavonia Eliza 'Voney' Miles Higgins
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1870
Rome
Floyd County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 1965
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Obit from Dallas Morning News, 09-20-1965

Funeral services for Mrs. Lavonia Higgins, 94, of 721 N. Glasgow, a Dallas resident for 45 years, will be held at 2 pm Monday in the East Chapel of Hillcrest Mausoleum. Entombment will follow.

Mrs. Higgins,a native of Rome, Georgia, died here Sunday.
A lifetime Baptist, she came to Texas in a covered wagon from Georgia in 1886.

During World War I, Mrs. Higgins did extensive work in Denton County for the American Red Cross. She lived in Lewisville before moving to Dallas.

Survivors: Three daughters, Mrs. Frances Decker and Mrs. Pauline Cadwallader of Dallas, amd Mrs. Esther Work of Wichita Falls; two sons, J. Reagan Higgins, Dallas and S.M. Higgins of Weatherford; a sister, Mrs Clara Wilson of Decatur, and three grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Jackson Miles (1834 - 1887)
  Martha Amanda Lord Miles (1845 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Tiffin 'Sam' Higgins (1867 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Clara 'Frances' Higgins Decker (1891 - 1985)*
  Lewis H Higgins (1892 - 1892)*
  Frances Mae Higgins Choplin (1892 - 1975)*
  Samuel Theodore Higgins (1894 - 1957)*
  Sterling McLorren Higgins (1895 - 1977)*
  Esther Higgins Work (1898 - 1988)*
  John Reagan Higgins (1900 - 1979)*
  Pauline Higgins Crabb Cadwallader (1902 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lavonia Eliza 'Voney' Miles Higgins (1870 - 1965)
  Sterling Jordan Miles (1876 - 1894)*
  Weldon Huse Miles (1878 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: J Vogel
Record added: Jan 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47220809
Lavonia Eliza 'Voney' <i>Miles</i> Higgins
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Lavonia Eliza 'Voney' <i>Miles</i> Higgins
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- J Vogel
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