Pamela Sue Higgins, 59, of Portsmouth, has passed for duties in heaven to join the archangels to shoot her bow. Born on June 28, 1962 in Weisbaden, Germany, she was preceded in death by her father, Howard Nance, her mother, Pauletta Mingus Paulin and step-father, John Paulin.
Also preceding her in death was her soul mate, Terry L. Higgins, who died on April 21, 2006.
Pam was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, a lifetime member of New Boston Eagles Aerie #2271, Clan #1 Outhouse #3 and the Ladies Hillbillies.
Surviving are sons, Joshua (Courtney) Higgins of Lucasville, Jeremy (Terri) Higgins of Pike County, James Higgins and family of Portsmouth and Brad (Janice) Rucker and family of Chillicothe; sisters, Lynn (Matt) Holtzapfel and Jackie (Tim) Marshall, all of Marysville; step-brother, Jeff Paulin of Akron; step-sister, Diane (Bob) Katzenmeyer of Akron; grandchildren, Katelin Elizabeth, Jeremiah Johnson, Genesis, Kameryn, Skylar and Jackson; soon to be great-grandson, Zaedyn; half-sisters, Shannon (Lamont) Bowie and Lacey Nance and nieces and nephews, Lillie, Aaron, Alex, Adam, Jonathon and Christa; special friends Doug and Sally McManus and Jack and Mindy Keaton; and her beloved companion, Sophie.
A Mass of Celebration will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 19th, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church with Fr. Joseph Yokum as celebrant. Interment will be in Webb-Jewett Cemetery.
The family will receive guests at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday and from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the church.