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.