EL PASO - Betty Joann Higginbotham, 74, El Paso, died at 5:25 p.m. Friday (Feb. 3, 2006) at El Paso Health Care Center, El Paso.
Her graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hudson Cemetery, Hudson, with the Rev. Marvin Matzke officiating. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are being handled by Calvert & Froelich Memorial Home, El Paso.
She was born July 8, 1931, in Hudson, the daughter of Jay M. and Mae Ambrose Stephens. She married Zim Higginbotham. He died Oct. 10, 1996.
Surviving are one brother, Wesley D. Stephens, Bloomington; and one sister-in-law, Susan O. Stephens, Tulsa, Okla. She had seven nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.
She had worked at McKnight Publishing Co. in Bloomington.