Helena Lucille (Wilson) HigginsNovember 9, 1922 ~ May 17, 2017 (age 94)
Helena Wilson Higgins, 94, of Burnsville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Mountain Ridge Health & Rehabilitation in Black Mountain. A native of Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late George Washington and Rittie Wilson, and the wife of Hersel Warren Higgins who passed away in 2006. She was also preceded in death by two sisters: Evelyn Bagwell and Helen Lanning
Surviving are 2 daughters: Hilda Patton of High Point and Sandra Shell of Black Mountain; a son: Hersel Warren Higgins, Jr. and wife, Bonnie, of Pensacola; 8 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild: two sisters: Jessie Woody and Thelma Honeycutt of Burnsville and a brother, Fred Wilson of Black Mountain.
Funeral services will be held at 2PM Saturday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Revs. Archie Cook and Burl Ledford will officiate. Burial will be in the Wilson/Wheeler Cemetery at Pensacola.
The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.