Gerald L. “Jerry” Higginbotham
Gerald L. ‘Jerry’ Higginbotham, age 72, passed away Thursday July 29, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center of West Point.
Mr. Higginbotham was born June 17, 1938, in West Point to the late Iola Smith and John Higginbotham. He served in the United States Army and retired from Babcock & Wilcox as a C fitter. He was a minister at the Church of God for several years and was a member of the Pentecostal Gospel Light House Pentecostal Church of God.
Funeral services are Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. from Robinson Chapel with the Rev. Monte Crosswhite and the Rev. Robert Henley officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Josh Busbin, Jamie Busbin, Jason Hannah, Doug Hannah, Elvis Strickland, Elvis Strickland II, Treavor Hill, and Tim Williams.
Visitation is Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
He is survived by two brothers: John Huey Higginbotham of Aberdeen, and Benny Bentley of Tampa, Fla.; one sister, Pat Clinton of West Point; and eight nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to: Gospel Light House Pentecostal Church of God, P.O. Box 175, West Point, MS, 39773.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.