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Violet Marie Higdon

November 12, 1948 — July 2, 2022

Violet Marie Higdon, 73, of Owensboro, passed away July 2, 2022, at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville. She was born November 12, 1948, in Trieste, Italy, to the late Charles and Wilma Mattingly.

Violet was a loving mother who was also quick-witted and had an amazing sense of humor that was paired with a contagious laugh. She enjoyed nothing more than spending time with family.

She is survived by her children, Heather (Brian) Taylor, Scott (Margi) Higdon, and Jeremy (Heather) Higdon; her grandchildren, Melaina (Matt) Howard, Arabeth (Nathan) Emery, Crystal (Burton) Nyhus, Brittany Ellis-Higdon, C.J. Higdon, Jackson Higdon, and Logan Higdon; her seven great grandchildren; her brother, Joe (Vicki) Mattingly;her sisters, Linda (Ron) Sweat and Lori (Tim) Hall, and her other siblings, Bob (Patricia) Perry, Brenda Perry, and John Perry; her niece, Mckenzie Mattingly; and her nephew, Ron (Pam Long) Sweat Jr.

The family would like to thank the staff at Bishop Soennecker, Fern Terrace, and Beaver Dam Nursing and Rehabilitation for her care.

The funeral service will be 10am Tuesday, July 19th at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4pm until 7pm Monday, and from 9am until 10am Tuesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to St. Jude or the National Kidney Foundation.

Memories and messages of condolence for the family of Violet Higdon may be offered online at www.glenncares.com.
To send flowers to the family in memory of Violet Marie Higdon, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Monday, July 18, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

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900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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