Agnes Bryant-Higgs, 72, of Owensboro passed away Monday, October 7, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Owensboro on October 25, 1946 to the late Mary Sue Willingham and Elvie Bryant, Sr. Agnes was retired from Brescia University where she worked in housekeeping for 32 years. She was a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Agnes enjoyed quilting and shopping, especially for shoes. Along with her parents, Agnes was preceded in death by her husband, Orbon Higgs, Sr., her siblings, Annice Gardner, Finis Bryant, and Franklin Bryant. Agnes is survived by her children, Marion Patrick Higgs, Seneca (William III) French, Ray (Venice) Higgs, Sr., Shana Austin, Fred (Stephanie) Higgs, Orbon (Materss) Higgs, Jr., Joey (Stephanie) Higgs; 26 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Martha Bryant, Elvie Bryant, Jr., Mary Morton, Fred Bryant, Sr., Sarah Lewis, Sally Byrd. Services will be 1:00 pm Monday, October 14, 2019 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home. Visitation will be 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Monday at the funeral home. Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Higgs. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Agnes Bryant-Higgs at

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  1. I pray that God consoles all of you in your time of sorrow. May the pain of loss subside and sweet memories be everlasting!

    Jean Higgs and Family

  2. Our hearts are so very heavy for all of you! In this extremely difficult time words are many times scarce. She was an extremely rare diamond to me and my family! We hate that we can’t be there with you all. May the God of all comfort help you all to

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