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John T. "Johnny" Higgins III


1957 - 2018 Obituary
John T. "Johnny" Higgins III Obituary
Mr. John T. 'Johnny' Higgins III, age 61, of Forrest City, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at the St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. He had been in poor health for the past several weeks.
Mr. Higgins was born Jan. 15, 1957, in Forrest City, and was the son of John Thomas 'J.T.' Higgins Jr. and Jewel Clark Higgins Hannon. He was a heavy equipment operator for DeVazier Excavating and was a member of the Ridgewood Baptist Church.
Mr. Higgins married Nancy Skelton in 1993, and she survives him along with one daughter, Amanda Higgins of Palestine; one son, Joey Harland of Wynne, his mother and stepfather, Jewel Clark Hannon and Walter Hannon of West Memphis, his stepmother, Betty Higgins of Forrest City, two sisters, Anita Broadhead and husband, Don, of Collierville, Tenn., and Kara Colvin and husband, Curt, of Conway, and three grandchildren, Kaden, Tucker and Gage.
He was preceded in death by his father, J.T. Higgins Jr., and two daughters, Janet and Jennifer.
Visitation for Mr. Higgins will be this evening, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home.
Services for Mr. Higgins will be held at Ridgewood Baptist Church at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, with burial in Forrest Park Cemetery, with Stevens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorials are to be made to the Ridgewood Baptist Church, 4002 Hwy. 1 North, Forrest City, AR 72335.
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Published in Times-Herald on Aug. 27, 2018
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