Edward "Jack" Jackson Higgins


Mr. Edward “Jack” Jackson Higgins, age 96, Jonesborough, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Higgins was born in Unicoi County and son of the late W. G. and Virga Higgins. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.
Mr. Higgins was a World War II veteran, serving in the US Army’s 104th Infantry Timberwolf Division.
He was a member of Jonesborough Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, June Morley Higgins, Jonesborough and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be conducted 11:00 AM, Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Monte Vista Burial Park with Minister David Wheeler and Minister Bud Kent officiating. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery at 10:45 AM, Thursday, March 8, 2018.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee, 1020 Jericho DR, Kingsport, TN 37663.

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03-11-2018 The Weavers
We are so very sorry for your loss. We pray that “the peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and your mental powers by means of Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:6, 7) We look forward with you to the time when we will be able to welcome our loved ones back! (John 5:28, 29)
03-09-2018 Darlene Carter (Treadway)
Sincere condolences to the Higgins family, especially for June. You both were always a strong couple, and such an example of a Christian. I remember growing up coming to your house with my Mom. She loved you so much. Praying for family and know that the Lord is with you to comfort you. I love you.
03-08-2018 Judy (Wilson) Starnes
Sincerest condolences to the family. My dad, Jack Wilson, enjoyed Mr. Higgins' visits while dad was in the nursing home and Mr. and Mrs. Morley were just down the hall.
03-08-2018 Four Oaks Healthcare
Your Family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you at this time. Thank you for allowing us to take care of Mr. Higgins.
03-07-2018 NS Baker
My sincere condolences to the Higgins family, especially for wife, June who was always by his side. Please pray for her loss and her well being. He loved the Lord and was a true Christian man and I’ve no doubt that he’s in the arms of Abraham right now. He will be sorely missed by our whole family.


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