Higgins, Lizzie Silver
Lizzie Silver Higgins


BURNSVILLE - Lizzie Silver Higgins, 97, formerly of Burnsville, went home to her beloved Lord on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2003, in Mountain Ridge Wellness Center.

A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Alexander A. "Alex" and Birdie Tipton Silver. She was the wife of Hiram H. Higgins, who died in 1958. She was also preceded in death by a son William Brooks Higgins and a daughter, Viola Higgins Edwards. She was a member of the Higgins Freewill Baptist Church.

She is survived by five daughters, Velda Weber of Chesapeake, VA, Ruby Reese of Red Springs, Sarah Edwards of Old Fort, Lola Rice of Black Mountain and Linda Waldrep of Swannanoa; a son, Estel Higgins of Burnsville; three brothers, Baxter and Carmon of Burnsville and Jack Silver of Milton, Florida; 17 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

The funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. V.A. Chaplain Garland Vance will officiate. Burial will be in the Higgins Family Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.



LINEAGE:
  George Silver Sr. ->
    George Silver Jr. ->
      John Silver ->
        Marvel Alexander Silver ->
          Alexander A. Silver ->
            Lizzie Silver m. Hiram H. Higgins




LINEAGE:
  George Silver Sr. ->
    George Silver Jr. ->
      John Silver ->
        Marvel Alexander Silver ->
          John Wesley Silver ->
            Martha Silver m. Leroy Tipton ->
              Birdie Ann Tipton m. Alexander A. Silver ->
                Lizzie Silver m. Hiram H. Higgins



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Transcriber: John (James) Silver

Last updated 8/12/2003 Barney Kaufman