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Elizabeth A. "Libby" (Handy) Higgason

September 4, 1935 — June 15, 2017

Elizabeth A. "Libby" Higgason, age 81, of the Monroe Community, passed away,  Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Greensburg, KY. She was owner and operator of the Monroe Grocery for over 59 years and a member of Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

She was the daughter of the late Damon "Ticky" Handy and the late Anna Maude Caven Handy and the wife of the late Lewis Higgason.

She is survived by one son, Dawling J. Forbis and wife Diana, Greensburg, KY; one sister, Imogene Estes, Louisville, KY; four grandchildren, Isaac Huff and companion Jennifer England, Joel Huff and wife Beth, Drew Forbis and wife Rebecca, Dena Forbis; four great grandchildren, Chandler Huff, Wyatt Huff, Brinley Huff, Bryson Huff. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Shelia Gene Lewis.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM CT, Friday, June 16, 2017 and from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM CT, Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Brooks Funeral Home.  Funeral service will be 11:00 AM CT, Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Brooks Funeral Home with Bro. Keith Atwell officiating. Interment will be at Defries Cemetery, Canmer, KY.

Memorial donations can be made to Hosparus Health, P.O. Box 35425, Louisville, KY 40232-9892.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Elizabeth A. "Libby" (Handy) Higgason, please visit our flower store.


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