Higginbotham, Betty Harris

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Betty H. Higginbotham, who loved being called Mom and Mamaw, left this world for heaven to be with her loving husband, Dean, on Monday, September 27, 2021. She was born on May 12, 1933, in Jonben, WV.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Dean Higginbotham; her parents, Wesley and Laura Harris; a “daughter”, Terri Jones; a “granddaughter”, Whitney Jones; her brothers, Charles Harris, Jim Harris, and Shirley (Punk) Harris; and her sisters, Louise (Winnie) Martin, Pauline Harris, Ann Williams, and Joyce Taylor.

Mom worked at Celco for 16 years, but her greatest joy was taking care of her family. She and Daddy loved to dance. They also enjoyed camping and fishing. She was a member of Peterstown Christian Church.

She is survived by her five children: Donetta Dunbar and husband, Larry, of Narrows, VA; Sharon Hollaway and husband, Butch, of Radford, VA; Lisa Underwood and husband, Ronnie, of Narrows, VA; Gena Boothe and husband, David, of Lindside, WV; and Todd Higginbotham of Forest Hill, WV.

She is also survived by ten grandchildren: Michael, Torrey, Melanie, Nikki, Wesley, Josh, Tyler, Madison, Jordan, and “Stephane”. Also surviving are ten great-grandchildren: Todd, Kyra, Payton, Brody, Spencer, Kendal, McKenzie, Adam, Whitney, and Hollenn, along with many special nieces, nephews, and several close friends and caregivers.

An outdoor funeral service will be conducted at 2:00PM on Friday, October 1, 2021, at Orchard Cemetery in Ballard, WV, with Minister Don Henegar officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00PM until time of services on Friday at the cemetery.

In light of the recent COVID outbreaks in the area, it is highly recommended that those planning on attending the visitation and funeral services wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.