Lela Mae Higgins

January 5, 2018


NINETY SIX– Lela Mae Davis Higgins, 82, of 1304 Martintown Road, wife of Howard Higgins, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont.
She was born in Saluda on June 23, 1935 to the late Mose Davis and Fairy Bell Simpkins Davis.  She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir served in the Pastor’s Aid Ministry.   She retired from  Environmental Services at Self Regional Healthcare 
She leaves to cherish her fond memories in addition to her husband, four daughters, Henrietta Higgins of Ninety Six, Susan V. Higgins of Greenwood, Lona Mae (David) Calhoun of Hodges and Hazel (Furman) Green of Greenwood;  a step-daughter, Donna C. (John) Moss of Callison; two brothers, Mose  (Maggie) Davis, Jr. of Saluda, and Henry A. (Jessie) Davis of Johnston; a sister, Dorothy (Homer) Kinard of Germantown, PA;  an aunt, Rebecca Henley;  13 grandchildren, two reared in the home, Stanika  Higgins, and Keithan  Higgins, 28 Great Grandchildren and three Great-Great Grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Springfield Baptist Church, Edgefield at 2 P.M. with Reverend R. C. Oglesby officiating.  The body will be placed in the church at 1 P.M.  Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews and flower bearers will be granddaughters and family members.
The family is at the home.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.percivaltompkinsfh.com or Email: percivaltompkins@centurylink.net.
Percival-Tompkins Funeral Home is assisting the Higgins Family.  

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