Hubert Higginbotham

Hubert Higginbotham


Services for Mr. Hubert Higginbotham were held Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at Bloomfield Congregational Methodist Church. Interment was held in the church cemetery.

Hubert Higginbotham, 88, of Philadelphia, Miss., died peacefully with his children by his side on July 29, 2022.

He was born January 18, 1934, in Noxubee County to the late Walter and Minnie Comans Higginbotham. He spent30 years employed with the Tennessee Valley Authority until his retirement in 1992. He was an avid vegetable gardener and enjoyed trips to the Smokies with his late wife Adell and his grandchildren. He was a member of Bloomfield Congregational Methodist Church and was known in his time for providing catfish and his famous stew for many church suppers.

Mr. Higginbotham is survived by three children: Kathy Irons (Ricky), Tommy Phillips (Vickie), and Martha Anderson. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 43 years Adell Higginbotham, as well as two sisters, Ira Mae Arledge and Gladys Weeks, one brother, Clarence Odell Higginbotham, one granddaughter and one great-grandson. 

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