Effie Cox Higgs, 92 of Willis, passed away February 26, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Pouge and Jessie Cox; husband, Troy A. Higgs; daughter-in-law, Evelyn Higgs; brothers, Russell Cox, Coleman Cox, Phillip Cox; sisters-in-law, Eunice Cox, Bessie Cox; brother-in-law, Esker Wade.
She is survived by her sons and daughter, Jewell Higgs, Douglas and Brenda Higgs and Dianne Criner; brothers and sister-in-law, Bernard Cox, Allen & Geneva Cox; sisters and brother-in-law, Reba Wade and Glenda & Arnold Dehart; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren.
She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by all that knew her.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 29, 2016 at the Maberry Funeral Home with Pastor Kenny Wurzburger officiating, with interment at Capt. George Quesenberry Cemetery. Family will receive friends 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home.