Higginbotham, Barry James

Monday, November 5, 2012

Barry James Higginbotham, 67, of Ft. Oglethorpe, died on Sunday, November 4, 2012 in a local health care facility. 

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 2 p.m. at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 4-8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.


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