Family-Placed Death Notice
Mrs. Willena Higginbotham Adams, passed away July 2, 2007 at the age of 92. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 5, 2007 at 11 AM from the Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel. Interment, Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Adams is preceded in death by her husband Martin Pearce Adams, parents, Larry B. and Florie Goss Higginbotham, nephew, Norman Higginbotham, and son-in-law, Billy Shedd. She is survived by daughter, Shirley Shedd Gordon (John) of Fayetteville, sister, Betty Jo Adams (Horace), Elberton, GA; brother, Bruce Higginbotham (Lois), Greenwood, SC; grandson, David Shedd (Jill), granddaughter, Denise Shedd Carroll (Derek), five great-grandchildren, Gregory and Geoffrey Shedd, Benjamin, Adam, and Amy Carroll, many nieces, and nephews. Mrs. Adams was a lifelong member of Friendship United Methodist Church of Fayetteville. The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 3, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel, Jonesboro, 770-471-7171 in charge of arrangements.