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Kornethea Lee Higgins Heitzman
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1921
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 2013
Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA

Born July 30, 1921 in Star Lime works, Ky. of parents Raymond Higgins and Lula Eva Higgins. She had 4 siblings who all preceeded her in death. She was visually handicapped and wore corrective lenses until in her 30's when she became legally blind. As a young child her family moved to alton, Ill. where her parents worked in factories. She began work in her late teens as a waitress in cafe's and resturants in downtown Alton. Then in her early forties she gained employment as a manager when the Ill. Sate D.V.R. (division of vocational rehabilitation) opened a greeting card/cigar stand in the Madison County Courthouse lobby. She later started selling coffee and snacks also and it grew from there. She had 2 sons, Charles Raymond Higgins (born 03-20-1952) & Mark Allen Cleveland (born 02-21-1960). She retired in the early eighties and moved into Skyline Towers Apts.. She died at Alton Memorial Hosp. on Sat. 02-09-2013 of Pnemonia. 
 
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 Parents:
  Raymond Higgins (1898 - 1981)
  Lula Eva Higgins (1897 - 1979)
 
 Sibling:
  Kornethea Lee Higgins Heitzman (1921 - 2013)
  Barbara N Higgins Vaughn (1929 - 1954)*
 
*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# 105321362
Kornethea Lee <i>Higgins</i> Heitzman
Added by: Mark Cleveland
 
Kornethea Lee <i>Higgins</i> Heitzman
Added by: Mark Cleveland
 
Kornethea Lee <i>Higgins</i> Heitzman
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Love You! XOXO
- Mark Cleveland
 Added: Feb. 16, 2013
 
 
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