Bessie Lee Higgins
Bessie Lee Higgins peacefully entered into eternal rest on Friday, March 13, 2020 at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late Willie D. Higgins. Daughter of the late George Washington Sullivan and Alberta Foster Sullivan. Loving and devoted mother of Barbara A. Hicks (Thomas), George A. Higgins, Genevie H. Olender (Arnold), Irma H. Floyd (Larry), Eddie D. Higgins, Marty L. Higgins (Cindy) and Patricia H. Flick (Danny). Bessie leaves behind 18 loving grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and nine great great grandchildren. She is the sister of Lucille Peoples (the late Felix), Lavelle Sullivan (Jean), Huey P. Sullivan (Faye), Jerry Wayne Sullivan (Noreen), Brenda Sue Cochran (Kenneth), Levy Cochran (the late Huey), Wilma McKee (J.W.) and the late Jean S. Bonneau (the late Sam) and Odell Sullivan (the late Nell). She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was born in Oak Grove, LA and was a resident of Belle Chasse, LA for the past 59 years. She was a former employee with the Plaquemines Parish Government. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 4141 Veterans Blvd # 202, Metairie, LA 70002. Family and friends attended the visitation and funeral service at Mothe Funeral Home, 7040 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero, LA on Monday, March 16, 2020. Interment: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery, Belle Chasse, Louisiana. Family and friends may offer condolences at mothefunerals.com.