Age: 84 Address: Cane River, Yancey County, North Carolina Date of Death: Monday, May 12, 2014 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Bergy Austin Higginsof Cane River, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 12th, 2014 at Madison Health and Rehabilitation.
She was born on May 3rd, 1930 in Yancey County to the late Dud and Ora Wilson Austin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Mack R. Higgins who passed away in 1983.
Surviving are her children: Betty Jean Blakley and husband, Charlie, of Greenville, SC, Ray Higgins and wife, Adalene, Nancy Ayers and husband, Jim and Elizabeth McIntosh, all of Burnsville; sister, Estella Austin of Black Mountain; grandchildren: JoAnn Quesenberry, Julia Banks and husband, Lenny, Chris Blakley and wife, Amanda, Amy Autrey and husband, Ken, Jessica Jones, Jennifer Ayers, Jordan McIntosh and wife, Michelle and Caleb McIntosh. Several great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Ricky Bennett will officiate. Private burial will follow in the Edwards Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
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