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Frances June Higginbotham Arey
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1919
Charleston
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 2011
Dunbar
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA

Daughter of Dr. Charles Thomas Higginbotham and Bessie Louana Barnette

Wife of Leander George Arey

Charleston Gazette-Mail 02/27/2011
Frances June Arey, 91, of South Charleston passed away Saturday, February 26, 2011, at Dunbar Care and Rehabilitation. She was born April 10, 1919, and was a daughter of the late Charles T. and Bessie Barnette Higginbotham. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leander G. Arey Sr.; and brothers, Andrew and Charles Higginbotham. Frances was a retired registered nurse and nursing supervisor at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston. She was a U.S. Army veteran and nurse, having served during WWII. Frances was a member of the Independent Missionary Baptist Church, Alum Creek, and the Order of the Eastern Star, South Charleston Chapter. Surviving: sons and their spouses, Charles A. and Donna Arey of Nitro and Leander "Bud" and Laura Arey of St. Albans; daughter and her spouse, Barbara and Marlin Vandall of Alum Creek; grandchildren and their spouses, Thomas E. Johnston, Jennifer and Bobby Hackney, Melinda and Lou Keemer, C. Travis and Julie Arey, Jessica Arey, Robert and Amy Arey, Patrick and Kasey Arey; and 13 great-grandchildren. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, at Good Shepherd Mortuary, 335 Fifth Ave., South Charleston, with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Friends may call from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the mortuary. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.goodshepherdmortuary.net.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Thomas Higginbotham (1885 - 1949)
  Bessie Louana Barnette Higginbotham (1884 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Leander George Arey (1907 - 1957)*
 
 Sibling:
  Andrew Perry Higginbotham (1915 - 1957)*
  Frances June Higginbotham Arey (1919 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cunningham Memorial Park
Saint Albans
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: William Higginbotham
Record added: Feb 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66212195
Frances June <i>Higginbotham</i> Arey
Added by: William Higginbotham
 
Frances June <i>Higginbotham</i> Arey
Added by: Leander Arey, Jr.
 
 
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