NEWBURGH, Ind. -- Mona Higgerson File, 87, died Nov. 26, 2008, at Golden Living Center-Woodlands.
Born June 15, 1921, in rural New Madrid County, Mo., to the late Arthur and Nina Higgerson, she moved to Evansville in 1944 where she worked in the shipyard. She later worked for 33 years at Faultless Caster from which she retired.
She married Harold File who preceded her in death in 1984.
She was also preceded in death by siblings, Louise Higgerson, Merline Migneron and Robert and Tammy Higgerson; and one son-in-law, Ronnie Williams.
Survivors include: one daughter, Harriet Williams of Cairo, Ky.; one son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Darlene Lucy of Newburgh; six brothers and sisters, Johnny Higgerson of Niceville, Fla., Weldon Higgerson of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., Mary Jo Julian of Evansville, Norma Lee Wilson of Zeigler, Ill., Alice Faye Powers of Indianapolis and Frank Higgerson of East Prairie, Mo.; and five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were conducted Sunday at the Alexander Funeral Home in Newburgh.