Higdon, Marjorie

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Marjorie Higdon
Marjorie Higdon

Marjorie Higdon, 76, of Guntersville, AL, formerly of Signal Mountain, died on Monday, January 14, 2013.

Marjorie was a member of Evangel Worship Center and formerly a member of Signal Mountain Church of God.  She was very active in both churches, taught Sunday School and Bible studies, was youth leader and choir director.  The church and her family were her life.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Jerry Wayne Higdon.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Higdon; daughters, Pattie (Roy) McClure of Knoxville and Debbie (Tony) Moore of Guntersville, AL; sons, David (Sam) Higdon of Soddy Daisy and Wayne (Sherry) Higdon of Grant, AL; sister, Mildred (Lynn) Finlayson of Florida; 12 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Reverend Rickey Bell, Reverend Chris Finlayson and Reverend Tim Finlayson officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga Memorial Park.  

Visitation is from 4-9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace.  

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