George M. Higginbotham

George M. Higginbotham


George M. Higginbotham was born on April 21, 1927 in Kemper County, MS to the late William Henry and Mary Onie Green Higginbotham. He attended local schools and moved with his family to Meridian, MS when he was fourteen. He married Mae White in 1952 and they moved to Arkansas. To this union was born two children: Georgia and James Melvin. Soon they moved to Shuqualak, MS where they made their home.

George worked at the Garment Plant for most of his working life and retired from there. He was a member of the Macedonia United Methodist Church near Shuqualak.  He enjoyed spending his free time fishing and going to flea markets on the weekends. George was a great cook and was a faithful parent and caregiver who always made sure that his children were off to school on time and that they always had something to eat.

A private family-only service will be held for Mr. George. Please may any memorials to the Shriner’s Children Hospital  2900 Rocky Point Drive  Tampa, Fla 33607. Cockrell Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the service arrangements.

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