Beulah A. Higginbotham, 90, of Jacksonville died on May 17, 2012 following a brief illness. She was born on November 15, 1921 in Bainbridge, GA to the late Davenport Eagerton and the former Angele Dulin of Paris, France.Mrs. Higginbotham is survived by son James (Peggy) Higginbotham; daughters Patricia Crews, Janet (Willie) Nobles and Cheryl (Doyle) Smith; 10 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren; extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Woodrow W. Higginbotham; brothers T.D. Eagerton, Calamese Revere Eagerton, W.T. “Dub” Eagerton and Charlie Eli Eagerton; sister Floree Tatum.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She served her Lord faithfully and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Macclenny and attended Blanding Blvd. Baptist Church in Jacksonville at the time of her death.
The funeral service for Mrs. Higginbotham was held at 1:00 pm on May 21 at Calvary Baptist Church with pastor Donnie Williams and pastor David Adair officiating. Interment followed at Brandy Branch Cemetery in Bryceville.