Birth Date: 11/17/1922
Deceased Date: 06/22/2018
Dorothy Lee Watson Higgins, age 95, of Smithfield, passed away at her home on June 22, 2018. Born in Johnston County on November 17, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Luther and Lucy Lee Watson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleron Harden Higgins and three children, Mable Johnson, Deborah Sessoms and Jerry Higgins. Mrs. Higgins was a member of Yelverton Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends at Parrish Funeral Home in Selma Monday from 6-7 PM followed by funeral service a 7:oo PM. Burial will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday at Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery.
Surviving are her sons, J.L. Higgins, Bobby Higgins, Linwood Higgins, Danny Higgins and Billy Higgins, all of Smithfield; daughters Clara Powell and Pat Jackson, both of Smithfield; fifteen grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Yelverton Grove FWB Church, 1094 Yelverton Grove Rd., Smithfield, NC 27577.