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Jerald L. Higdon

January 12, 1940 — July 31, 2023

Spring City

 

Mr. Jerald L. Higdon, age 83, passed away Monday, July 31, 2023, at Fort Sanders Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born on January 12, 1940, in Nashville, Michigan. He was a sign installer. Jerald proudly served and retired from the U.S. Air Force. He was also a Vietnam Veteran. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents John & Dorthy Young Higdon, his wife Judith M. Shelby Higdon, grandson C. J. Lambert, brothers John, Arlie, & George Higdon.

 

He is survived by:

 

Son: James (Deana) Pelfrey of North Carolina

 

Daughter: Jamie Higdon of Spring City, Tennessee

 

Son: Jerry “J. D.” (Karen) Higdon of North Carolina

 

Son: Jeff (Melanie) Higdon of North Carolina

 

Several grandchildren & great grandchildren

 

Brother: Danny Higdon of North Carolina

 

Sister: Carolyn Esch of North Carolina

 

The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 5, 2023, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Evans Mortuary. A memorial service will follow at 2:00 pm with Rev. Colby Bridwell officiating. Military honors will be preformed by the US Air Force honor guard and the Roane County honor guard. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Mr. Jerald L. Higdon.

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