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“Mr. Higgins, Tommy and Christina....I don't know what to say. I am sorry to hear the news. I wish I could have been there with you all. I will...Read More »
1 of 53 | Posted by: Michael Gonzalez - Carrollton, TX

“Dear Bill, Christina and Tommy: We share in your grief in the loss of your wife, mother and grandmother. I have known Mary Ann since I was a young...Read More »
2 of 53 | Posted by: John Higgins - Rochester, MI

“Mary Ann was a wonderful person and a great training supervisor when I worked at WPD. Later, she helped me with a problem and I'll always remember...Read More »
3 of 53 | Posted by: Billie Higgins Preston - McGregor, TX

“Our sweet Aunt and sister-in-law will be missed. She was an important part of our extended family. We so enjoyed spending a week with her in Mexico...Read More »
4 of 53 | Posted by: Kathleen Berger and family - MI

“Sorry to read that your wife and mother has fallen asleep in death. I do not know your family just wish to offer words of comfort. reading the many...Read More »
5 of 53 | Posted by: Olevia Taylor - Dallas,Tx, TX

“Will be praying for all of you at this difficult time. Remember all the fun times - I know there were many of them. ”
6 of 53 | Posted by: Karen Conine - Waco, TX

“I am so sorry to learn that Mary Ann passed away. I regularly worked with her while she was with Waco PD. Mary Ann had such a passion and...Read More »
7 of 53 | Posted by: Lisa McKamie-Muttiah - Fort Worth, TX

“Thoughts and Prayers for family.One of the best customers when we owned the Bulldog Burger Barn. We will see you again its not goodbye!! ”
8 of 53 | Posted by: Bill & Terresa Garrett - TX

“Sending my Condolences. Sorry, I was unable to attend. ”
9 of 53 | Posted by: Jason Ridings - Dallas, TX

“Bill,Christina,Tommy, Jan and I are so sorry to hear about Mary Ann. What a beautiful person, loving wife and mother she was. We had the...Read More »
10 of 53 | Posted by: J.R. & Jan Price - Waco, TX

“To the family of Mary Ann Higgins my sincerest condolences for the passing of your loved one, and as you grieve may the God who gives comfort to all...Read More »
11 of 53 | Posted by: P.J.G. - Park Forest, IL

“Dear Bill and family, I was so sorry to hear about Mary Ann. I fondly remember our St. Paul's days and the trip to San Francisco. You are in my...Read More »
12 of 53 | Posted by: Suzanne Kelly - Waco, TX

“Graduated with Mary Ann from China Spring High School. She was so sweet. My deepest sympathy and prayers to the family. ”
13 of 53 | Posted by: Linda Lene' Beatty - China Spring, TX

“I worked with Mary Ann at the Waco Police Dept. in the early 1970's and she always had a great smile and a wonderful disposition. She was a...Read More »
14 of 53 | Posted by: Wayne Copeland - Leon Junction, TX

“My beautiful MISS WACO cousin, Mary Ann. My first shopping partner. You will be missed tremendously. Although our lives led us in different...Read More »
15 of 53 | Posted by: Mary Plemons - China Spring, TX

“Bill and family, my heart is heavy right now, so I know how you are feeling. Mary Ann was not only a dear friend, but like family to me. She always...Read More »
16 of 53 | Posted by: Sharon Hopwood - Waco, TX

“Dearest Christina , Tommy and Bill I had an amazing opportunity to know Your mother !! She was a wonderful caring woman!! I grew very close to her !...Read More »
17 of 53 | Posted by: Kristen Jenkins - Waco, TX

“It was a pleasure and an honor to work with Mary Ann at the Waco Police Department. Mary Ann was a loveable and considerate person. Thanks for...Read More »
18 of 53 | Posted by: Marvin Horton - Mart, TX

“Christina and family,just a few words of encouragement in the loss of your mother.I will certainly be praying for you and your family. Remember...Read More »
19 of 53 | Posted by: Melba Mackey (Granny) - TX

“Dear Bill and family, I send all of you my heartfelt sympathy at this time of your loss of Mary Ann. Blessings. Love, Linda Beckham ”
20 of 53 | Posted by: Linda Beckham - McGregor, TX

“Dear Bill, Christina, and Tommy, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Remember, death is a friend to the Christian whose body is no longer fit...Read More »
21 of 53 | Posted by: Alice Petrich - Woodway, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God wrap His loving arms around each of you to provide the comfort you need during this time of loss. ”
22 of 53 | Posted by: Fred Simon - Hewitt, TX

“Christina, My love and prayers are with you and your family, may your memories bring you comfort. Two things will get you through this and that's...Read More »
23 of 53 | Posted by: Rudy & Lisa Jackson - Ft, Worth, TX

“Mary Ann was the nice person, one of those you always wanted to work and be around. Heaven gained another angel ~ The family is in my thoughts and...Read More »
24 of 53 | Posted by: Carrie Casey - Waco, TX

“Jake, I am so sorry for your loss, keep the memories of your grandmother close to your heart. ”
25 of 53 | Posted by: Quinton Jackson - Ft.Worth, TX

“Cathy, Joe & Hope, Tommy called me this morning to let me know about Maryann's passing. We are so sorry for your loss. She was like a sister to...Read More »
26 of 53 | Posted by: Adabelle - Ridgely, MD

“Higgins Family, So sorry to hear about Mary Ann, she was a beautiful lady. ”
27 of 53 | Posted by: Sherry Ritz - Ft Worth, TX

“Mary Ann was the sweetest person I have ever known. I was blessed to have her as a friend and have great memories of working with her. Bill,...Read More »
28 of 53 | Posted by: Sue Umberger - West, TX

“Went to high school with Mary Ann and will never forget her smile. My memories of her are all happy ones. ”
29 of 53 | Posted by: Darla Ferguson - Burnet, TX

“My thoughts and prayers got out to the Higgins family. Mary Ann was a kind person. She touched a lot of lives. May yall find peace in your family...Read More »
30 of 53 | Posted by: Melody Middaugh - Waco, TX

“I am so sorry for your loss. May God be with you during this difficult time. You all are in my prayers. ”
31 of 53 | Posted by: Kari Osgood-Springer - TX

“I went to High School with Mary Ann.I remember she always had a smile on her face and twinkles in her eyes. Thinking of you and you all are in my...Read More »
32 of 53 | Posted by: Nancy Mitchiner Wood - Meridian, TX

“My heart and prayers go out to all of the family. May God be with all of you and welcome Mary Ann into his arms! ”
33 of 53 | Posted by: Tim Prefume - China Spring, TX

“Bill, Christina, Tommy, Cathy, Hope, and family, We are very sorry to hear Mary Ann's passing. We will always remember her smile with her soft...Read More »
34 of 53 | Posted by: Tim & Yuko Prefume - China Spring, TX

“So sorry for your loss. I watched Mary Ann grow from a young girl to a beautiful young woman. She had and will always have a very special place...Read More »
35 of 53 | Posted by: Charlie and Jeanette Bone - TX

“Bill, Cathy, Hope, Joe and families, I was saddened to hear the news of Mary Ann's passing. I haven't seen her in a while, but I remember her...Read More »
36 of 53 | Posted by: Ann Burt Owen - Woodway, TX

“To Cathleen,Hope and Joe: I'm very sorry to hear of Mary Ann's passing because she was a beautiful and caring individual. My prayers are with...Read More »
37 of 53 | Posted by: Kathy(Bradshaw)Slayton - Belton, TX

“Bill and other family members of Mary Ann...we are so heart sick at her passing. Know that you all are in our prayers and that God will strengthen...Read More »
38 of 53 | Posted by: Earle & Sharon Calvert - Waco, TX

“Higgins Family: So sorry for your loss and my sincere condolences. Member: St. John Baptist Cath. Church ”
39 of 53 | Posted by: Julie Williamson - Waco, TX

“Tommy,Christina, I am sorry for your loss. Your mom was the best person I have ever met and I was blessed having her as a friend. I will always...Read More »
40 of 53 | Posted by: Ray Casares - Corpus Christi, TX

“Mary Ann, I will miss your Beautiful Soul. You have the Biggest Heart....Full of Compassion. Always doing for others. You are Free now to Soar and...Read More »
41 of 53 | Posted by: Aimee' Cooper - Waco, TX

“Mary Ann I love you and will miss you. Please kiss your parents and my grandmother for me. ”
42 of 53 | Posted by: Teresa Dominguez-Buttaro - NY

“i always had good memories of mary ann after all of these years gone by. she was the sweetest and kindest person i ever knew. she is home now in...Read More »
43 of 53 | Posted by: jesse mendoza - dallas, TX

“I hope the memories of your wonderful mother will sustain you in this time of loss. Christina and Tommy, you live as a beautiful legacy to your...Read More »
44 of 53 | Posted by: Shirley Batson - Waco, TX

“How poor this world will be without Mary Ann. She was such a giver ... we will probably never know all the good she did. My deepest condolences go...Read More »
45 of 53 | Posted by: Montea Stewart - Clifton, TX

“A sweet and caring person will be missed. My prayers are with her family. Helen(Ditto)Harris ”
46 of 53 | Posted by: Helen Harris - Waco, TX

“Blessings to all the HIggins and Dominguez families. Mary Ann was a beautiful person and a good sister to my dear friends Joe and Hope. I know there...Read More »
47 of 53 | Posted by: Diane Christopherson

“Mary Ann was a very sweet sister-in-law. She was one of the most compassionate people I've known. I will miss our special phone chats. Our thoughts...Read More »
48 of 53 | Posted by: Jo Higgins-Alexander & Dave Russell - MI

“So sorry for your loss. I did not know Mary but I bet that she was a wonderful person. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Ellen Garcia ”
49 of 53 | Posted by: Ellen Garcia - SAN ANTONIO, TX

“I remember Mary Ann in High School. Beautiful lady. Always friendly. Praying for family. ”
50 of 53 | Posted by: Don Parsons - Dumas, TX

“My prayers are with the families of Mary Ann, She and I were great friends in high shcool. She knew i loved to ride in her 1957 Chevy. I am not in...Read More »
51 of 53 | Posted by: Kay( Dameron) Hammons - TX

“sorry for lost ”
52 of 53 | Posted by: stacey mccaig - waco, TX

“Bill, we were so sorry to hear of Mary Ann's passing but know she will no longer be in pain. ”
53 of 53 | Posted by: Joe & Bee Cendrowski - Waco, TX


Mary Ann Higgins April 12, 1947 – March 13, 2012 Mary Ann Dominguez Higgins passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. During her short life she touched lives, saved lives, and lived for her family. A Mass in commemoration of Mary Ann's life will be celebrated at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, March 17, at St. Philip Catholic Church with the Rev. Cyril Ejaidu as Celebrant, followed by interment at the China Spring Cemetery. Visitation will be at 6:00 p.m. with rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 16, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey. Mary Ann was born on April 12, 1947, in Asa, Texas, to Tommy and Ernestine Dominguez, who both preceded her in death. She was married to Bill Higgins on June 1, 1973 and together they raised two wonderful children. Mary Ann wore her heart on her sleeve and always found a kind word to say about everyone. She gave of herself unconditionally; and everyone loved her for it. This was what defined Mary Ann. Her legacy will be her flawless reputation as a caregiver and protector of children and of those less fortunate. We will never know how many lives she touched as she always served quietly. She was a fierce lover of all animals, most importantly her cows, donkey and "her Baxter"; and has been known to surreptitiously feed and comfort many strays. Her recent days were filled with loving kisses and the smiling faces of her three beautiful grandchildren, who could light her face by walking into the room. She was looking forward to the birth of two new grand-babies who will be welcomed later this year. Although Mary Ann will be missed by all who knew her, we are comforted in knowing that in Heaven she is able to have her cake and eat it too, will never have to endure another needle, and most importantly to her, she will be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Waco, Texas and also attended St. Philip Catholic Church in China Spring. Mary Ann is survived by her husband, Bill Higgins; her daughter, Christina Higgins-Ratcliff and husband, Reagan; and son, Tommy Higgins and wife, Courtney; and her three grandsons, Jacob Ratcliff and Isaac and Asher Higgins. She is also survived by her two sisters, Cathline Dominguez of China Spring, Hope Dominguez-Reese and her husband, Rev. Charles Reese of Kerens, Texas and her brother, Joe Anthony Dominguez and wife, Winnie of San Antonio, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 1312 Dallas St., Waco, Texas 76704. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at www.WilkirsonHatchBailey.com. Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey