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Loretta Nell Higginbotham, 77, Russell County, KY (1941-2018)

January 27, 1941 ~ August 31, 2018 (Age 77)
She was a homemaker and a member of the Russell Springs Christian Church. She was a native of Russell County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of her death. She was the matriarch of a respected family, the daughter of the late Walter & Elizabeth Wells Irwin. Her husband of 60 years, Jarvis Higginbotham. She leaves three direct and two step living descendants.
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Loretta Nell Higginbotham, 77, died Friday, August 31, 2018, at the Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, KY.

Funeral service for Loretta Nell Higginbotham will be at 2pmCT, Monday, September 3, 2018, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Carroll Egnew officiating. Visitation will be after 12pmCT, Monday. Interment in the Russell Springs Cemetery, Russell Springs, KY.

Loretta Nell Higginbotham, 77, Russell County, KY (1941-2018)

She was born January 27, 1941, in Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Walter & Elizabeth Wells Irwin. She died Friday, August 31, 2018, in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, KY, at the age of 77 years, seven months, and four days.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Russell Springs Christian Church.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband of 60 years - Jarvis Higginbotham, Russell Springs, KY

  • Daughter - Tracy (Larry) Rooks, Columbia, KY

  • Grandchild - Justin Hogan, Russell Springs, KY

  • Great-grandchild - Eli Hogan, Elizabethtown, KY

  • Step-grandson - Neil Rooks, Columbia, KY

  • Step-great-grandaughter - Trinity Rooks
Send condolences to the family of Loretta Nell Higginbotham

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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