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Ovena Higgins

June 6, 1934 January 10, 2019
Ovena Higgins
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Ovena Higgins, 84 of Redfox, Kentucky, passed away Thursday,
January 10th, 2019, at Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical
Center, in Hazard, Kentucky. She was born in Allock, KY on
June 6, 1934 to the late Noah Higgins and Lena Walker Higgins.
Ovena attended Liberty High School in Hazard, Kentucky for a
couple of years and then finished at Lincoln Institute, an all-black
boarding high school in Shelby County, Kentucky. After -
completing high school, she moved to Troy, Ohio where she
resided until 2016 when she returned back to Kentucky to be
with her brother Edward.
In Ohio, Ovena worked for several factories and retired from the
Friendly's Ice Cream Factory. Ovena "Aunt Ovena" loved to
cook and we loved her cooking. Cooking and organizing cookouts
gave her great pleasure. Her Big heart, kind spirit, and love for
her family will be missed.
She Was a second mother to all her nieces and nephews. She was
very close to her brothers. Her brother Edward teased her and
she complained which made their sibling relationship one of a
kind. She loved them very much.
Ovena is preceded in death by her father; Noah Higgins, mother;
Lena Walker Higgins, and brothers; Willard Higgins, Sr. and James
Higgins, Sr. She leaves to cherish her memories: Brother;
Edward (Mary Elizabeth) Higgins, Sr., sister-in-law Lois McDonald,
and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to the ICU Unit of Hazard ARH
Funeral services for Ovena Higgins will be held at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 12:00PM with Jarvis Williams officiating. Burial will follow at the Higgins Cemetery at Sassafras, KY. Visitation will be held at the Chapel Saturday from 11:00AM to 12:00PM.


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Visitation

Saturday

19

Jan

11:00 AM 1/19/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/19/2019 12:00:00 PM
Hindman Funeral Services

619 Hindman Bypass
P. O. Box 104
Hindman, KY 41822

Hindman Funeral Services
619 Hindman Bypass Hindman 41822 KY
United States

Funeral

Saturday

19

Jan

12:00 PM 1/19/2019 12:00:00 PM
Hindman Funeral Services

619 Hindman Bypass
P. O. Box 104
Hindman, KY 41822

with Jarvis Williams officiating.

Hindman Funeral Services
619 Hindman Bypass Hindman 41822 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Higgins Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Sassafras, KY 41759

. Sassafras 41759 KY
United States
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