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Melvin Eugene Higgins
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Funeral services for Melvin Eugene Higgins, 60, of Cornelia, will be held at 2 p.m. today, June 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Elder Terrell Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in Level Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Higgins died Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Stephens County Hospital following an extended illness.

Born Sept. 21, 1952, in Clarkesville, he was the son of the late Ferd and Lula Martin Higgins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Gail Morris Higgins; sisters, Martha “Mot” Garner and Betty “Sweet Pea” Farmer; brothers, Frank “Buddy” Higgins, Royce Higgins, Billy Higgins, Donald Higgins and Bobby Higgins; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Higgins was formerly employed with Rebel Chevron.

Survivors include his son, Ricky Higgins of Cornelia; sister, Peggy Payne of Baldwin; and brothers, Preston Higgins of Eatonton, and Johnny Higgins of Lincolnton, N.C.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the Higgins family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.

The Northeast Georgian

June 19, 2013