NEW BERN - Evelyn Higginbotham, 93, died Friday, October 25, 2013 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.
She was a member of River Bend Baptist Church. She volunteered at the hospital for over 2,000 hours and volunteered at the soup kitchen. She was a member of the Golden Age Club and did water aerobics at the Y until she was in her 90's.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Higginbotham and is survived by her children, Dianne (Bob) Kiblinger of Springfield, OH, Duane (Martha) Higginbotham of Hightstown, NJ and Kathy (Ken) Ceglowski of Raleigh; two brothers, Vernon (Helen) Bradford and Duane (Ellen) Bradford, both of Tallahassee, FL; twelve grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; and her faithful companion, Fritz.
She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who was loving, vivacious and funny. Her humor and wit will be missed by everyone who knew her.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday at her residence.
Online condolences may be directed to www.pollockbest.com
Arrangements by Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations.