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Johnnie Higgenbottom

Johnnie Lee Higgenbottom, 78, of Dunlap, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2015.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cecil Ozella Prater Higgenbottom; brother, Austin Higgenbottom; and sister, Katherine Smith.

Survivors include his sons, Johnnie D. Higgenbottom, Austin (Kathy) Higgenbottom, and Greg (Glenda) Higgenbottom, all of Dunlap; daughters, Tammy (Wayne) Farley, Dunlap, and Paula (Edward) Smith, Soddy-Daisy; mother of his children, Dorothy R. Smith, Dunlap; sisters, Corine Smith, Powells Crossroads, Peggy Joyce Sanders, Dunlap, and Treva Eggert, Whitwell; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. 

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 18 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Howell Whited officiating. 

The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday before the service. 

Johnnie and Ozella will be laid to rest together in Sequatchie County Memorial Gardens.

An online guestbook is at

Ewton Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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