Thursday, November 24, 2011

Billy Higgason

Mr. Billy Higgason, 72, passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2011, at his residence in McCool, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Saturday, November 26, 2011, from5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 27, 2011, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville, Mississippi, with Rev. James Rushing and Rev. Jimmy Mangrum officiating. Interment will be in Welcome Chapel Jesus Name Church Cemetery.

Mr. Higgason was born June 3, 1939. He was a member of Ackerman Apostolic Church, and he was a logger, retiring from Weyerhaeuser Corporation.

In addition to his wife, Mable Kugle Higgason, Mr. Higgason is survived by three sons: Billy Russell “Rusty” Higgason and wife, Karen, of Allenhurst, Georgia; Steven Higgason and wife, Hadassah, of Iola, Kansas; and David Shane Higgason of McCool, Mississippi. He is also survived by his sister, Christine Thompson and husband, Robert, of Tupelo, Mississippi, and one brother, Jamie Higgason and wife, Glenda, of Louisville, Mississippi. Mr. Higgason also has seven grandchildren: Kelsey, Megan, Macey, and Kadyn Higgason all of Allenhurst, Georgia; Scott and Scarlett Higgason of Iola, Kansas; and Cameron Higgason of Philadelphia, Mississippi. He is preceded in death by his parents, Reuben Albert and Carrie Cornelia Burton Higgason; three sisters and one brother.

Memorials may be given to the Welcome Chapel Jesus Name Church Cemetery Fund. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at