Lila Blevins Higgins

Age: 68
Address: Burnsville, North Carolina
Date of Death: Thursday, June 5, 2014
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home

Details: Lila Blevins Higgins, 68, of Bill Allen Branch Road, went home Thursday, June 5, 2014 at her home.
     A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Wilma Blevins Mitchell.  She was the wife of the late Shelby Gene Higgins and was also preceded in death by her son, Justin Higgins.
     Surviving are her daughter, Sherry Banks and husband, Marvin; 2 granddaughters:  Alesha Norton and husband, Tucker, and Amanda Banks; 2 great grandsons:  Tyson and Tripp Norton; 6 brothers:  Gilbert Blevins and wife, Brenda, Michael Mitchell and wife, Kim, Robert Mitchell and wife, Renata, Randall Mitchell and wife, Helen, Billy Mitchell and Darrell Mitchell; a sister:  Donna Chaney and husband, Gary, all of Burnsville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
     Funeral services will be held at 8 PM Saturday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Rev. Billy Mitchell will officiate.  A graveside service will be held at 11:30 AM Sunday in Academy Cemetery with Rev. Denver Styles.
     The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home.
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