Ruby (Alexander) Higgins

April 6, 1926 ~ August 21, 2021 (age 95)


Graveside service for Ruby Alexander Higgins, age 95, of Decatur, will be Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 2:00 p.m. at Friendship Cemetery in Lawrence County with Rev. Earl Holt officiating and Shelton Funeral Home directing.  The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to service.

Mrs. Higgins, who died Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Decatur Morgan Hospital, was born April 6, 1926, in Lawrence County, to Henry Alexander and Lessie England Alexander.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Talmadge H. Higgins, daughter Janet Gargis, parents, three brothers, two sisters, and granddaughter Stacey Gargis. 

She is survived by one son, Charles Wayne Bowling (Marilyn) of Muscle Shoals; one brother, Randall Alexander; three grandsons, Michael, Matthew, and Nicholas Bowling; three great-grandchildren; and other friends and extended family.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.


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August 24, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Shelton Funeral Home
2105 Beltline Road, S.W.
Decatur, Alabama 35601

Graveside Service
August 24, 2021

2:00 PM
Friendship Cemetery
County Road
Moulton, AL 35650

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