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Lula Eva Higgins
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1897
Trigg County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1979
Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA

Born in Ironton, Ky. on Dec. 16,1897 to Newton Tomas Higgins & Alpha Donie Higgins both of Ironton Ky.. She grew up in Ky. and at age 15 when her mother died she helped raise her younger siblings and delivered the mail in a horse and buggy. On Sept. 20, 1920 in Paducah, Ky. she married Raymond Higgins at the age of 22. They had 5 children one of which died at birth or shortly after (Eldon a boy). The remaining 3 girls (Kornethea Lee, Maxine, Barbara) & 1 boy (Willard) moved to Alton, Ill.. She found work at the Olin Corp. of E. Alton, Ill. for some time then resigned to become a housewife. She died April 11, 1979 at the age of 81 in St. Anthony's Hosp. in Alton of heart failure and chronic lympocytic leukemia. 
 
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 Parents:
  Newton Thomas Higgins (1870 - 1937)
  Alpha Dona Rhodes Higgins (1871 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Raymond Higgins (1898 - 1981)
 
 Children:
  Kornethea Lee Higgins Heitzman (1921 - 2013)*
  Barbara N Higgins Vaughn (1929 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Laudie R. Higgins (1892 - 1956)*
  Bulus Higgins (1894 - 1916)*
  Lula Eva Higgins (1897 - 1979)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Valhalla Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Godfrey
Madison County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Mark Cleveland
Record added: Feb 16, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105317253
Lula Eva Higgins
Added by: Mark Cleveland
 
Lula Eva Higgins
Added by: Mark Cleveland
 
Lula Eva Higgins
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To the most loving grandmother EVER! I Miss You SO much and love you dearly.
- Mark Cleveland
 Added: Feb. 16, 2013
 
 
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