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Bub Higgerson

Tuesday, October 22, 2002

NEW MADRID - Wesley Jackson "Bub" Higgerson, 76, died Oct. 21, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid.

Born March 24, 1926, in New Madrid, son of the late Andrew Jackson and Lena Wright Keene Higgerson, he was a carpenter.

On Jan. 14, 1950, at LaForge, he married Lorene McRoy who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two sons, John Higgerson and Danny Higgerson Sr. of New Madrid; one daughter, Mary Jane Fieser of Jackson; six brothers, Ralph Higgerson, Russell Higgerson, Howard Higgerson and Mack Higgerson of New Madrid, Alfred Higgerson of Wisner, La., and Cecil Higgerson of Rainsville, Ala.; and six grandchildren.

Two sisters preceded him in death.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Richards Funeral Home, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Thomas McCanless officiating.

Burial will follow in Mounds Park Cemetery near Lilbourn.