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1934 Paul 2019

Paul Higginbotham

April 29, 1934 — October 3, 2019

Services for Mr. Paul J. Higginbotham will be held on Monday, October 7th, 2019, at 11 a.m., at graveside with Bro. Jason Castle officiating. Interment will be in Long Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Higginbotham, 85, of Merdian, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a veteran of the Army National Guard and retired from the Mississippi State Hospital. He enjoyed working in the yard and cutting fire wood for himself and family.

He is survived by Son, Bobby Higginbotham (Ashley); Daughter, Paula Cullum; Grandchildren, Brandon Cullum, Haleigh Cullum, Breanna Cullum, and Elizabeth Higginbotham; Sisters, Edna Parker, Claudie Higginbotham, and Bessie Thornton; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded by his parents, Cannie and Lettie Higginbotham; Wife, Fay Higginbotham; Sister, Ann Roberts; Brothers, Sam Higginbotham, Robert Higginbotham.

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