OBITUARY - MARTHA MAY "MATT" (REYNOLDS) HIGGINS
Death claimed the life of Mrs. Martha HIGGINS at the Yuma Hospital Friday,
October, . The funeral service was held Monday afternoon at the Yuma
Methodist Church with Rev. Jon NIEVES officiating. Burial was made in the
Yuma Cemetery, with arrangements by Richey Funeral Home.
Martha "Matt" May HIGGINS was born to Alonzo and Martha REYNOLDS at Collie
County, Kansas on March 13, 1890. She passed away at the age of 72 years, 7
months and 13 days.
She accepted the Lord as her personal savior at the age of 18 in the United
Martha was united in marriage to Carl Nathan HIGGINS on March 3, 1907 in
Delphos, Iowa, and in 1910 moved to Colorado where they homesteaded in the
To this union 11 children were born; Donald HIGGINS; Roy HIGGINS; Alonzo
HIGGINS; Florence FLETCHER and Thelma BUELTELL of Yuma; Robert HIGGINS of
Otis; Merle HIGGINS of Coolidge, Arizona; Austin HIGGINS of Denver; Rosie
HARPER of Roswell, New Mexico; Goldean EATON of New Castle, Wyoming and Norma
JACKSON of Westminister, Colorado.
Preceding her in death were her mother, father and 3 brothers. She is
survived by husband, Carl; 11 children and 27 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren,
2 sisters and a host of relatives and friends.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2011
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