Name: Virginia Gayle (Skelton) Higginson
From: The Newburgh-Chandler Recorder,
Warrick Co., Indiana
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2009
Boonville resident Virginia "Ginger" Higginson died Thursday, March 5 at St. Mary's Warrick Hospital in Boonville. She was 77.
Ginger served as the Clerk of Warrick County and worked many years as a Bell Telephone operator.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arlie and Gladys Skelton; two sisters, Jewel Stevens and Lillian "Pinky" Ensor, a brother-in-law and her husband Ralph Higginson.
Ginger is survived by a brother Arlie "Glenn" Skelton Jr.; seven nephews; two nieces; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 10 at Main Street United Methodist Church in Boonville with Rev. Ashland Shaw and Rev. Tammy Gieselman officiating. Burial followed in Maple Grove Cemetery in Boonville. Koehler Funeral Home Boonville Chapel handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or Main Street United Methodist Church Choir.