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Charlotte Louise (Roe) Higgins
May 17, 1939 ~ November 11, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
Charlotte Louise (Roe) Higgins, 84, of Kokomo, passed away at 10:05 pm Saturday November 11, 2023, at her home surrounded by loved ones. She was born May 17, 1939, in Kokomo, IN, the daughter of Gerald A. and Nellie M. (Doak) Roe. On September 7, 1958, in Howard County, she married Jack W. Higgins, and he survives.
Charlotte was a 1957 graduate of Kokomo High School. She worked for Public Service Indiana, volunteered for a local hospital gift shop, then returned home to her passion of being a stay-at-home mom. She was a member of Highland Park Church, PEO, and a life-time member of WCTU. Her passions included reading scriptures, knitting, ceramics, China painting, picture painting, and being the best Nena to her grandchildren Cecily and Reese Munro.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Bernie Higgins, Kokomo, IN, Leslie Higgins, Topeka, Kansas, Heather (Kirk) Higgins-Munro, Spearfish, South Dakota; grandchildren, Cecily Munro, Bozeman, Montana, Reese Munro, Spearfish, South Dakota; sister, Nancy (Roe) Burtch; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald, and Nellie Roe; brothers, Silas Roe, Duane Roe, James Roe, Herbie Roe, and Walter Roe; sisters, Bonnie Miller, Marjorie Colvin, Sarah Morris, Helen Adams; daughters, Cathy R. Higgins, Jackie L. Higgins.
The family would like to thank Guardian Angel Hospice and Deborah Zent for their unconditional love and care for Charlotte.
Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am Friday November 17, 2023, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN 46902, with Pastor Dave Welsh officiating. Burial will follow in Kokomo Memorial Park. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4 pm to 7 pm Thursday November 16, 2023, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Charlotte’s name to a charity of your choice. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.