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James Edward “Eddie” Higgs, 77, of Brownsville passed away at 3:58 PM Monday June 3, 2019 at his home.

The Edmonson County native was a truck driver. He was a son of the late Phelmon Higgs and Cova Souders Higgs. He was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Alicia Vincent and Baby Higgs; three sisters, Earlene Drexler, Judy Alford and Wanda Higgs; and two brothers, Ted Higgs and Gerald Higgs.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday at Red Hill General Baptist Church, where he was a member for 53 years, with burial to follow in Red Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM Wednesday and continue until the funeral begins.

Surviving are his wife, Hilda Vincent Higgs; four daughters, Wanda Jaggers (Ricky) of Chalybeate, Laura Jacobs (Jeff) and Stacey Helen Higgs both of Brownsville and Stephanie Haycraft (Wilbur) of Anneta; a son, Alan Higgs of Bowling Green; a sister, Maudie Hardin (Dallas) of Brownsville; a brother, Johnny Higgs (Linda) of Brownsville; nine grandchildren, Nicole, Justin, Richie, Kyra, Corby, Kaleb, Kailee, Zachary and Matthew; nine great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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