We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Monday, May 9, 2011 for 94 year old Earl Higgins of Chester, IL who passed away Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home in Chester, IL.
Early was born February 20, 1917 in Chester, IL, the son of Edward and Lula (Kent) Higgins. He married Lora Gerlach on June 21, 1939 in Perryville, MO and she preceded him in death on December 4, 1999.
Survivors include three daughters, Marcella Rowold of Granite City, IL, Brenda Turner of Kalamazoo, MI and Sharon Kerkhover of Chester, IL. One sister, Irene Tindall of Cape Girardeau, MO. Seven grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one brother, one half sister, one son in law and one grandson.
Visitation will be Sunday, May 8, 2011 from 5pm to 8pm and after 7:30am on Monday, May 9, 2011 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Funeral service for Earl Higgins will be at 11am Monday, May 9, 2011 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Rev. Mike Fogerson officiating.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, IL.
Memorials can be made to the First Baptist Church in Chester, IL.