OBITUARY

Bernice "Bea" Mary Higgins O'Rear

May 28, 1922September 12, 2020
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Services for Bernice "Bea" Mary Higgins O'Rear, 98, of Mesquite, TX are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 17, 2020 at St. Therese Catholic Church in Canton.

Bea passed away September 12, 2020 in Mesquite.

She was born May 28, 1922 in Festus, MO to Joseph Michael Stoll and Emma Louise Mullich.

Bea grew up in Missouri and married Leonard Joseph Higgins before moving to Terrell, TX in 1958. She worked as a nurse for Terrell Community Hospital, Terrell State Hospital and Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Bea loved to travel. She was a devout Catholic and member of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by her Son, Leonard Joseph & Robbie Higgins II; Daughter, Kathrine & Ernest Bell; Daughter, Madonna & Greg Moore; Son, Byron & Kimberly Higgins; 22 Grandchildren; and numerous Great-Grandchildren.

Bea is preceded in death by her Parents, Joseph & Emma Stoll; Husband, Leonard Higgins; and Son, Vincent Higgins; Infant Son, Joseph Higgins.

Interment will be at Haven of Memories in Canton, TX.

Family will receive friends Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • Rosary

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • Funeral

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

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