Betty Jo Higginbotham, of Parkersburg, passed away June 10, 2012, at Worthington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born January 16, 1942, in Smithers, W.Va., a daughter to the late Mattison and Abbie Cobb. She had worked at Economy Industries in Harrisville and in her later years was caretaker for the elderly. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society of Worthington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Raymond Cobb; and sisters, Nora Mae Sams, Mary Ellen Stewart, Emma Stanton, Pearl Rushing and Ruth Milam. She is survived by two sons, Michael Higginbotham of Florida and Stephen Higginbotham of Clarksburg; two daughters, Deborah Felder of Florida and Crystal Burwell (Mark) of Harrisville; two grandchildren, Craig Burwell (Becky) of Belpre and Joscelyne Felder of Florida; one great-grandchild, Hunter Burwell; brothers and sisters, James Cobb (Gloria), Howard Cobb (Becky), Shirley Crawford, Juanita Maxwell, Dottie Bosley, Texanna Jean Starling and Carol Snider; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Worthington Nursing and Rehabilitation, along with Dr. Powderly for their care.
Service will be Wednesday, 3 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.sunsetparkersburg.com