June I. Higdon

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  • "She was a very special lady, certainly will be missed by..."
    - Holly Price(Mullendore)
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    - Roberta Coulter and Family
  • "To the Higdon Family: We are so sorry for the loss of June...."
    - Roberta Coulter and Family
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June I. Lowman Higdon, 86, of Brownsville, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at home.

Born April 14, 1926, in Brownsville, she was the daughter of the late Roy Ellsworth and Mabel Josephine Hoffmaster Lowman. She was the wife of Leonard U. "Pete" Higdon.

She was a member of the Class of 1944 at Boonsboro High School, and joined the Cadet Nursing Program with the Washington County Hospital, graduating in 1947 as a registered nurse.

She was a member of Brownsville Church of the Brethren, where she served as a deaconess, and was a member of the Golden Rule Fellowship, the Senior Citizens Group, and the Quilting Circle.

She was a homemaker and worked as a private duty nurse for family and friends in the Valley. She also had worked as a shop keeper at the Armory House in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

She had served the community of Pleasant Valley her entire life.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are children Jean C. Rohr and husband V. Timothy, of Sharpsburg, Joan C. Howell, of Needmore, Pa., Jennifer L. Carey, and Leonard E. "Lenny" Higdon and wife Marcie, all of Brownsville; a sister, Judith L. Wheeler, of Aberdeen; brothers F. W. Lowman, of Summerville, S.C., and Dale L. Lowman, of New Windsor; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro; and from 1 p.m. until the time of service, 2 p.m. Thursday at Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Knoxville, Md. Interment will be in Brownsville Heights Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Scholarship Fund at Brownsville Church of the Brethren, 1911 Rohrersville Road, Knoxville, MD 21758; or to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Online condolences may be offered at www.baststaufferfuneralhome.com.

Sign this guest book online at www.carrollcountytimes.com.

Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 4, 2012
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