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Reba Maxine Higginbotham, 87, Jamestown, KY (1932-2020)

Reba Maxine Shearer Higginbotham of Jamestown passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at the Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Jamestown. She was 87 years old.

The funeral service for Reba Maxine Higginbotham will be held at 1pmCT on Friday, January 31, 2020, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Bobby Sexton officiating and special music by Debbie Stephens, Bobbye Butler. Interment will follow in the Dixon Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 10amCT to 1pmCT on Friday.

She was born October 3, 1932 in Russell County to the late Hobert & Hattie Bunch Shearer. She was a member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred L. Higginbotham, and 2 brothers, Ralph Shearer and Douglas Shearer .

Survivors include:
  • 2 children: Cathy Higginbotham, Richmond, Ky, Mitchell (Brenda) Higginbotham, Jamestown
  • 1 grandchild: Stephanie Higginbotham
  • 2 sisters: Jane Estes, Somerset, Helen Fogle, Somerset
Pallbeares: Jason Estes, Caleb Reeder, Jordan Helm, Michael Reynolds, Richard Stephens, Mitchell Higginbotham

Honorary Pallbearers: Stephanie Higginbotham, Bryan Fogle

Memorials suggested to Union Chapel United Methodist Church. These can be made at the funeral Home.

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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