Benton Lee Higgins passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at the age of 76. He was born and raised in Liberty, MS, and was a resident of Slaughter, LA. Ben was a retiree of Dow Chemical with over 40 years service. He is preceded in death by his parents Willie James and Nora Mae Higgins, 3 brothers, a sister, and 2 step-sons. He is survived by his wife Shirley Higgins, son Darryl Higgins and wife Gina, daughter Angela McKee and husband Michael, a step-daughter, 2 step-sons and 12 grandchildren: Benton Higgins II, Rachel Higgins, Darryl Higgins, Jr., Lindsi McKee Stafford, Kaitlyn, Aaron and Brady McKee, Justin, Destiny, Dese’ree, Emily and Amber Davis, 8 great grandchildren and brothers Murray, Frank, and Jerry Higgins. Services will be held at Slaughter First Baptist Church, 3227 Church St, Slaughter, LA, this Saturday. Viewing will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by service at 12:00 with internment at the Higgins family cemetery in Liberty, MS.
Arrangements by Church Funeral Services of Baton Rouge.
Please accept my condolences on the loss of Mr. Benton. He will be sorely missed. May the wonderful memories shared and the support of friends and family continue to provide comfort until the promises at Acts 24:15 are fulfilled.