Irene T. Higginbotham, age 87, Erwin, passed from this life on Thursday, March 23, 2017. She was born on September 5, 1929 and was a daughter of the late Charlie and Lora Chandler Tinker. Irene was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County. She retired fro m Industrial Garment. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Higginbotham on April 24, 1983 and one niece, Gloria Jean Cagle.
She leaves behind to cherish her memories, a daughter, Barbara T. Granger, Nashville, TN, a sister, Alma Cagle, Asheville, NC and a nephew, Walter Lee Cagle, Marietta, GA.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the Embreeville Freewill Baptist Church at 4:00 P.M.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Higginbotham family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Higginbotham family. (423) 743-1380.