Thursday, August 7, 2008

Darel Edwin Higgs, 90, of Monett, passed away Monday, July 29, 2008, at Cox Monett Hospital, Monett.

He was born July 12, 1918, in Purdy, son of Bryan and Lois Hinson Higgs. He was an Army veteran and a retired U.S. postal carrier. He attended Fundamental Methodist Church in Monett.

He married Kathleen W. Burchett on Jan. 1, 1954, in Cassville, and she preceded him in death on May 3, 1988. He married Faye Ash on Nov. 22, 1990, in Eureka Springs, Ark., and she survives.

Additional survivors include: one stepdaughter, Evelyn Schad, of Monett; one stepson, Ronnie Stockton, of Purdy; six step-grandchildren; and several step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one stepson, Don Stockton.

Services were held Friday at Bennett-Wormington Chapel in Monett. Burial was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Butterfield.