Peggy Higgins

January 10, 1926 ~ July 3, 2016

Peggy Higgins, 90, of Lake Charles, LA died in a local hospital on Sunday, July 3, 2016.


Peggy was born on January 10, 1926 in Alco, LA to Neely and Augustine Bennett. She enjoyed being with family and friends. She loved going to church, praying, and helping others.


Those left to cherish her memory are one daughter, Jane Ethridge Wilkinson and husband Ancil; two grandchildren, Angie Wilburn and husband David, Josh Wilkinson and wife Alexis; four great grandchildren, Wesley and Camille Switzer, James and Jack Wilkinson, all of Baton Rouge, LA; numerous nieces and nephews.


She is preceded in death by two husbands, L.W. Ethridge Jr. and Jack Higgins.


Per her request she will have a private graveside service for immediate family.


In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Rodeheaver Boys Ranch, Inc. 380 Boys Ranch Road Palatka, FL 32177.

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  1. Dear HIGGINS Family, My deepest condolences on the passing of Mrs. Peggy Higgins. When we loss a loved one they become a memory, then the memory becomes a treasure. Hold on to those treasures of your loved one, they will help you doing these difficult time. ( Isaiah 41: 10 ) May the God of all comfort help you and your family and friends doing this very sad and difficult time. ( 1Corinthians 1: 3,4. )

  2. My deepest condolences to the family. Remember you are not alone at this difficult time. "God is our refuge and strength, a help that is readily found in times of distress." (Psalm 46:1) He cares for you. (Revelation 21:4)

  3. Dear Peggy, What a shock. !/ You are a dear friend and I will miss you. Thank you for our relationship on earth. See you in heaven. I love you.

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