MABEL RIDDLE HIGGINS
WEAVERVILLE – Mabel Riddle Higgins, age 90, of Weaverville died Thursday, April 13, 2017.
Mrs. Higgins was born April 5, 1927 in Yancey County to the late Rabe and Grace Riddle Anglin. She was a resident of Buncombe County for most her life working, mainly in retail sales with S.H. Kress and Roses. Mrs. Higgins was a member of Carolina Baptist Tabernacle. She was wife of the late John Riddle and the late Ike Higgins.
Surviving are her daughter, Lynda Smith and husband Tom of Asheville; sons, Lawrence and Larry Riddle, both of Weaverville; stepdaughter, Betty Nicely of Georgia; brother, Bill Anglin, of Michigan; 4 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
Her funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Monday, April 17, 2017, in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville, with Reverend Lanny Cobb officiating. Burial will be in Ashelawn Gardens of Memory.
The family will receive friends 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.
Flowers are welcome.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Higgin’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.
Ashelawn Gardens of Memory
Monday April 17th, 2017
901 Aiken Road
Asheville, NC 28787
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My family and I would like to send our sincere condolences to the Higgins family. May the words of Jesus at John 5:28,29 bring you some comfort and hope during this time of grief.
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Lawrence, Larry and Linda,
We were so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. We will be thinking of you and remembering you in prayer. May you cherish all you fond memories.
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