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Carol Higgins

August 29, 1949 — January 9, 2021

Carol Higgins

Carol Ann Higgins

Age 71 of Godley, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 9, 2021, surrounded by family.

Born August 29, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois. Carol Ann was a daughter of Eugene and Dorothy Marie (Peine) Higgins, and was raised and educated in the Burbank area. Carol worked most her life in hospitality, which included waitressing and bartending throughout the years. She was a mom to all, and absolutely cherished her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include nine daughters: Sherrie, Jolene, Candy, Beth, Nikki, Jenny, Krissy, Ashley and Sarah; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; one brother, Bobby (Kelly) Higgins; two sisters: Jeanette (Jim) Finnen and Vickie Knapp, and her dear longtime friends: Tina Palmer, Lynn Pinson and Alice Tkachik, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents; two sons: Joey Martingello and Eugene Higgins; sister, Nancy Godell and brother, Johnny Higgins.

Per Carols wishes, cremation rites have been accorded, and a celebration of her life will be planned for a later date.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Carol’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto:

Cremation services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Gardner. (815-237-2526)

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Carol Higgins, please visit our flower store.


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