Imogene Higgins
Imogene Higgins
  • November 8, 1924 - January 12, 2017
  • Sherwood, Arkansas

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Imogene “Jean” Higgins, 92, of Sherwood, passed away January 12, 2017. She was born November 8, 1924 in Paragould, Arkansas to the late Marvin Fleetwood and Bessie Estella Corbin Penny. Jean loved traveling with her husband in their RV but most importantly loved her family dearly. She was a dedicated employee at the Shannon Hills Water Company for several years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Nolon Higgins; her sons Stanley Gillespie, Eddie (Mimi Lee) Higgins, and Billie Higgins; her brothers Lionell (Lodema) Penny, Winston (Marion) Penny, and Lowell Penny; and one sister Ines Penny. She is survived by her daughter Linda J. Bird; her grandchildren Richard Kyzer (Lily) Shook, Shannon (Scott) Morris, Jennie (Frank) Tombrello and Pennie (Mike) Schleif; seven great- grandchildren Jennali (Drew) Cybulski, Kelsey Shook, Lexie Tombrello, Whitney Schleif, and James, Riley, and Spencer Morris; one great- great- grandchild Ryli (Shook) Vines; and three nieces Sandra (Rod) Sharpe, Phyllis Bell and family, and Beth (Doug) Smith and family.

A memorial service will be held Friday, January 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Griffin Leggett Forest Hills 10200 Hwy 5 North Alexander, Arkansas 72002 with inurnment at Forest Hills Memorial Park. To sign the online guestbook go to