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Obituary for Joseph Richard Higgins

Joseph Richard Higgins, age 55 of Irondale, Alabama passed from this life on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at his home.

Joseph was born Friday, September 20, 1963 in Shelbyville, Tennessee, he was the son of Nellie Willene Breedlove Shelton and the late Richard Higgins.

Joseph is survived by his:
daughter - Shanda Paige
mother - Nellie Willene Breedlove Shelton
brother - Terry Higgins and wife Shelia
sister - Donna Payne and husband Wesley
uncle - Jimmy Breedlove and wife Shirley
Several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive.

In addition to his father, Joseph was preceded in death by his step-father Donald Shelton, grandparents Richard and Ester Higgins, and grandmother Agnes Breedlove.

A Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM on Friday at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home with Brent Craven officiating. Interment will be in Friendship Cemetery, Campaign, TN.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Friday, March 1, 2019, at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home, 415 North Chancery St., McMinnville, Tennessee.

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