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Diane Elaine Lisenbea Higginbotham

November 11, 1947 December 20, 2018
Diane Elaine Lisenbea Higginbotham
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Services for Diane Elaine Lisenbea Higginbotham will be held at 1:30 on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Hardy Street Baptist Church chapel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, with visitation at 1:00 and a graveside service at 4:00 at New Palestine Cemetery, Picayune, MS. Mrs. Higginbotham passed away on December 20, 2018, after a battle with an aggressive form of ALS. She was born November 11, 1947, in Picayune, MS. She was preceded in death by her parents James Costello Lisenbea and Emma McCarty Lisenbea, her husband Rodney Paul Higginbotham, her brother James Costello Lisenbea (Jimmy), and her son James Lynn Jones. She is survived by her son Richard A. Carroll, II, from Baton Rouge, LA; her brother Michael Lisenbea from Picayune, MS; and her granddaughters Olivia Carroll from Baton Rouge, LA; Ashlan Jones and Abigail Jones from Purvis, MS; and Amelia Jones from Hattiesburg, MS; and by a great-grandson, James Tyler Curtis, from Purvis, MS. She was retired from careers in bookkeeping and cosmetology, along with a lengthy service with American Cancer Society. She was a Christian and a longtime member of Temple Baptist Church, where she helped start a singles ministry (TNT) for older singles that was active for many years, and where she was an active member of the Encouragers Bible Fellowship Class. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the ALS Association, PO Box 379022, Boone, IA 50037-0022,, or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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