Evelyn L. Higgins, 86, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the Clarksburg Nursing and Rehab center. She was born in Wetzel County on August 22, 1931, a daughter of the late Noah and Bertha (George) Bates. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Billy E. Higgins on April 5, 2011.
In addition to her parents and husband Mrs. Higgins was preceded in death by one daughter, Sherri Lynn Grenz, as well as two brothers and three sisters.
Evelyn is survived by one son, Robert E. “Bob” Higgins and wife Joyce of IN; one grandson, Robert David Higgins of IN; two great-grandchildren: Avery and Jackson David Higgins; and one sister, Lola Adams of Clarksburg. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Higgins was a member of the Bible Baptist Temple in Stonewood, and greatly enjoyed working on projects with the other ladies of the church. She worked as a kitchen and bath designer with Hannah Home Center in Indiana and then locally with Mike’s Kitchen and Bath before her retirement. She really enjoyed her work, especially meeting and working with many different people over the years.
Family and friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV, on Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 10am until the time of the service at 12 Noon. Interment will follow in the Shinnston Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Breast Cancer Foundation, the Dementia Society of America, or any charity of your choice in Evelyn’s Memory. Online condolences, www.davisweaverfuneralhome.com The Davis-Weaver Funeral Home is honored to serve the Higgins Family during this time.