Reba Higgins

Mrs. Reba Louise Higgins, age 75, resident of De Queen, passed from this life on Wednesday, August 14, in De Queen.

She was born to Winston and Christine Wright Higgins on January 31, 1944 in De Queen. She married James Russell Higgins on August 4, 1967. She was a graduate of the Gillham High School and worked as a Park Attendant for the United States Corp of Engineers. She was a member of the Union Baptist Church

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of over 36 years, Russell Higgins; two grandchildren; and one brother, C.W. Higgins, Jr.

She is survived by two sons, Darren Higgins of De Queen and Windell Higgins of Conway; five step-children, Cindy Lewis of Salt Lake City, Utah, Christina Higgins of De Queen, Twila Wolford of De Queen, James Higgins and Guy Higgins; two foster daughters, Gena Mahler and Tracy Tomlinson; 25 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Regina Johnson of De Queen. She is also survived by nieces, nephews and a host of other family.

Memorial Services will be announced at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen. You can send an online sympathy message at

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