John Anthony Higginbotham
John Anthony Higginbotham, age 79, of Avondale, AZ died August 24, 2018, in Glendale, AZ. He was born May 7, 1939, in Brunswick, GA to Elliott Francis Higginbotham and Laure Jeter Dixon Higginbotham. John never met a stranger. He was very well informed and could discuss any topic with knowledge. He loved classical music and southern gospel music touched his heart and soul. He was a loving, devoted father, grandfather, and husband.
John is survived by his wife, Jean Greenway Higginbotham; daughters, Jean-Maria Loretta Higginbotham, Julie Merrili Higginbotham Sherman (Bruce), Jennifer Kelliann Higginbotham (Bob); John Anthony Higginbotham, Jr (Joyce); and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Victory Baptist Church, 12808 S Tuthill Road, Buckeye, AZ 85326. The family suggests that donations be made to Victory Baptist Church, Rainbow Valley, AZ.