Susan Higgins

June 4, 1968October 2, 2020

Susan Higgins, age 52, of Goodwater, Alabama passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020. Susan was born June 4, 1968 to Sara Lavator (Smith) Skelton and Larry Alvin Skelton.

Susan is survived by her husband, Frank Higgins; son Brandon Higgins (Megan) of Hollins, Alabama; step-son Jeff Higgins (Shannon) of Millerville, Alabama; and step-son Terry Higgins (Abegaile) of Equality, Alabama; sister Sara Jones (Richard) of Coleta Valley, Alabama, brother Kenny Skelton of Millerville, Alabama and sister Brenda Gurganus of Fayette, Alabama; and niece Terrie Crane of Panama City, Florida.

Susan was preceded in death by father Larry Alvin Skelton and mother Sara Lavator (Smith) Skelton; sister Teresa Fuller; sister Kathy Skelton and brother James Skelton.

Mrs. Higgins also leaves numerous loved nieces, nephews and grandchildren to cherish her memories.

A visitation for Susan will be held Sunday, October 4, 2020 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Radney-Smith Funeral Home, 320 North Elm Avenue, Sylacauga, Alabama 35150. Following the visitation will be a graveside service at 12:00 PM at Hollins Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers are Preston Hero Miller, Mike Jones, Nick Floyd, Layton Whitley, Jerry Seats and Tony Davis.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at

Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, AL will direct the services.


  • Frank Higgins, Husband
  • Brandon Higgins (Megan), Son
  • Jeff Higgins (Shannon), Step-Son
  • Terry Higgins (Abegaile), Step-Son
  • Sara Jones (Richard), Sister
  • Kenny Skelton, Brother
  • Brenda Gurganus, Sister
  • Terrie Crane, Niece
  • Larry Alvin Skelton, Father (deceased)
  • Sara Lavator (Smith) Skelton, Mother (deceased)
  • Teresa Fuller, Sister (deceased)
  • Kathy Skelton, Sister (deceased)
  • James Skelton, Brother (deceased)
  • Mrs. Higgins also leaves numerous loved nieces, nephews and grandchildren to cherish her memories.

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  • Preston Hero Miller, Pallbearer
  • Mike Jones, Pallbearer
  • Nick Floyd, Pallbearer
  • Layton Whitley, Pallbearer
  • Jerry Seats, Pallbearer
  • Tony Davis, Pallbearer


  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 4, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Sunday, October 4, 2020


Susan Higgins

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