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1935 Dorothy 2020

Dorothy Higgs

November 6, 1935 — May 13, 2020

Mrs. Dorothy Higgs, age 84, of Wilson transitioned from labor to reward on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.  A private funeral service for family will be held.

Left to cherish her memory are her sisters, Dolores Brathwaite of Wilson, NC  and Peggy Snell of Marietta GA; eight children, Jo Ann Webb  of Brunswick GA , John Eli (Maryland) of Chesapeake VA, 1st Lieutenant James Gray of Wilson, NC, Keith Higgs, Sr. (Virginia) of Wilson NC, Darryl Brathwaite of New York, NY, Gayle Brathwaite (James) of Wilson NC, Lieutenant Commander Kim Brathwaite of Pearsall, TX, Lawarence Brathwaite of San Antonio, TX; grandchildren, Shannon, Terrence, Kris, Zina, James Jr., Shareena,  Kysha, Keith Jr., Zakiyyah and Shance, her great grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends.

A public viewing will be held on Saturday from 3 pm to 6 pm at Carrons Funeral Home, 726 South Tarboro Street, Wilson.  Please remember the Higgs family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.  Condolences may be directed to or faxed to 252.237.0120.  They may also be emailed to

Professional and caring service has been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home, "The Willing Friend".

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

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