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Emmett Braxton Higgins

Cedar City, Utah


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Southern Utah Mortuary (Cedar City) Obituary

On January 25th, 2018, Emmett Braxton Higgins was born to his parents, Braxton and Taylor Higgins. At only 26 weeks gestation, Emmett had many obstacles ahead of him. Due to preterm labor and two risky life flights across Utah, he had suffered a shortage of oxygen when his body was forced to...

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Please accept my deepest sympathy. I am glad that you were able to hold your precious baby. Sleep in heavenly peace, dear little Emmett.

Brother and Sister Higgins:
I do not know you, and of course I did not have the privilege of meeting your sweet son, however, though his beautiful obituary I feel as if I knew him. Little Emmett was a trooper. Your writing about him was so very special. It made me cry. I just want you to know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. I pray that you will find peace once again. You are so honored to have Emmett choose you for his parents. Again, I know we don't know each other, but...

We are so sorry for your loss. Mel & Claudia Briggs

I am so sorry for your loss. You and your families are in my thoughts and prayers.

Emmett - We are eternally grateful for the 18 days you spent on earth with us. We will strive to live worthy to be with you for eternity. Your life, courage, and strength has been a testimony to many. We are proud to call you our grandson and know you will linger near us always. We love you beyond words.

Until we meet again,

Grandma and Grandpa Nelson

Ours forever.

Baby Emmett - We are beyond grateful that you shared 18 days with us. We will strive to live worthy to spend eternity with you. We know you'll stay close to us all and that we'll always feel you near.

We love you forever grandson,

Grandma and Grandpa Nelson

I am so sorry for your families loss. There are no words. Sending love to you all.