Funeral services for Larry Wade Higdon, age 69 of Monroe will be held 2:00 PM Saturday October 22, 2022 from the Columbia chapel of Riser & Son Funeral Home. The Higdon Family will receive visitors on Saturday as well from 10:00 AM until time of service. Burial will follow in the Welcome Home Cemetery at Grayson.
Larry Wade Higdon was born on September 2, 1953 at Arcadia, LA to his parents, the late Cad Newton Higdon and Mary Louise Phillips Higdon. He passed from this life on October 16, 2022 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe following an extended battle with Chronic Kidney Disease. He was preceded in death by his parents, and by his beloved wife Rita Higdon in July of this year. He was also preceded in death by his grandson Kevin Plagg, a sister: Debrun Higdon and a brother, Allen Higdon. Larry was an avid sportsman and loved deer hunting. He was a member of the Pentecostals of the Twin Cities.
Left to cherish his memory is three daughters, Wendy Cole (Tommy) of Monroe, Tina Bryce (Carl) of Texas and Pamela Crawford (Billy) of West Monroe; his sister: Wendi Higdon Comeaux (John) of New Orleans; two brothers: James Wayne Higdon (Patsy) of Stonewall and Eddy Logan of Shreveport; his grandchildren: Casey Gilbert, Bryan Willetts, Kayla Plag, Dusty Crawford and Courtney Crawford; his great-grandchildren: Dante' Walters, Damon Gilbert, Celeste Gilbert and August Crawford and a host of nieces and nephews including two special nieces Heather and Misty Carter.
Serving as pallbearers will be Bryan Willetts,Steven Gordon, Billy Crawford, Chris Higdon, Kevin Higdon and Mixon Craft. Serving as honorary pallbearer is Dewayne Carter.