A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 12:30 P.M. at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point for Mae Lilly D. Higginbotham, 92, who passed away on Monday, April 01, 2019 at 8:30 A.M. at Acadia St. Landry Guest Home in Church Point.
Fr. Mitchell Guidry, Pastor of Our Queen of Saints Catholic Church will be officiating for the services. Burial will be held in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Mausoleum New Cemetery.
The family has requested the visitation to be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Church Point. A Rosary will be recited on Wednesday at 7 o’clock in the evening by Deacon Jim Cormier in the Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will resume on Thursday at 8:00 A.M. until time of services.
Survivors include four sons, Ben Joseph Higginbotham, Jr. of Church Point, Russell James and wife, Diane Higginbotham of Church Point, Kenneth and wife, Ellen Higginbotham of Baton Rouge, Jude and wife, Patty Higginbotham of Branch; one daughter, Mary Ann and husband, Richard Wayne Guidry of Zachary, LA; one sister, Rita Marks of Opelousas; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Ms. Higginbotham was preceded in death by her husband of sixty seven years, Ben Joseph Higginbotham, Sr.; one granddaughter, Lilly Jeanelle Higginbotham; one great-granddaughter, Lively Mae Hembree; her parents, Leo and Hermina Jeanise Doucet; eight sisters.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Ms. Higginbotham's family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home, LLC, (337) 684-5552, 701 S. Broadway Street, Church Point, LA 70525 is in charge of the arrangements.