Pansy Mae Smith Higgins, age 60, Erwin, went to be with the Lord, Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Johnson City Medical Center. She was a daughter of the late Ernest and Lucille Woodfin Smith. Pansy had lived most her life in the Embreeville Community. She was of the Baptist Faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Donald Smith and James Isaac Smith; her adopted son, Raymond Smith.
Pansy leaves behind to cherish her memory, one son, Cody Higgins, of Erwin, one daughter, Danielle Schlau (Karl) of Buffalo, NY, two brothers: Michael Smith (Emma) of Erwin, Wayne Smith, of Limestone, one sister, Susie Tipton (Sammy) of Mosheim, special cousin, Gloria Lee Hall of Jonesborough, and her beloved companion, Bella, several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Jones, and the day and night shift nurses on the second floor of the Johnson City Medical Center for the love they showed Pansy Mae and the whole family.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM Thursday, October 24, 2019 at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Donnie Roberts will officiate at the 7:00 PM funeral service. Active pallbearers will be T.J. Faulkner, Jeff Love, Chris Cox, Blake Smith, Jesse Morrow, and Jody Mullins. Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher Greene, Greg Richardson, Roger Tipton, Britt Tipton, and Jamie Smith. Committal service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday in the Bumpus Cove Cemetery. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery by 10:45 AM Friday.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Higgins 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 Higgins family. (423) 743-1380.