The State of New Mexico
27 Jan 2008
Friday, February 22, 2002
Alfred Mancel Higgins
— Services for Alfred Mancel Higgins,
79, of Lovington, N.M., will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at
Smith-Rogers Funeral Chapel with Leon Green
Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery under the
direction of Smith-Rogers Funeral Home of Lovington.
He died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002.
He was born Feb. 28, 1922, in Tell and was a road
maintenance supervisor for Lea County for many years.
He was a World War II veteran, receiving the Good
Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal, EAME Ribbon
and the American Theater Ribbon while serving in the
Army. He was a Baptist and moved to Lea County in 1962
from Roswell, N.M.
Survivors include two sons, Tommy of Aurora, Colo.,
and Weldon of Farmington, N.M.; two daughters, Linda
Turnbow of Houston and Judy Houston of Tatum, N.M.; a
brother, Charles of Lakeland, Fla.; a sister, Fannie
Bell Jordan of Odessa; 11 grandchildren; and six
© 2002 - The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Social Security Death Index
Name: Alfred M. Higgins
Last Residence: 88260 Lovington, Lea, New Mexico,
United States of America
Born: 28 Feb 1922 Died: 20 Feb 2002
SSN issued: New Mexico (Before 1951 )
Name: Alfred M Higgins Birth Year: 1922
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Texas
State: New Mexico County or City: Chaves
Enlistment Date: 16 Oct 1942
Enlistment State: Texas
Enlistment City: Fort Bliss El
Obituary of Alfred's brother Charles
Charles Lee Higgins - Ledger, The - (Aug/21/2004)
CHARLES HIGGINS, 79
LAKELAND -- Mr. Charles Lee Higgins of Lakeland died
of heart disease Tuesday (Aug. 17, 2004) at Lakeland
Regional Medical Center. He was 79.
Born in Tell, Texas, on Oct. 22, 1924, Mr. Higgins
came to Lakeland from El Paso, Texas, in 1991. He was
a self-employed truck driver and also drove a delivery
truck for The Ledger.
Mr. Higgins is survived by his wife, Evelyn Higgins;
sons, Alfred Higgins, St. Louis, Charles "Chuck"
Higgins, Albuquerque, N.M., Carlton Higgins, McAllester, Okla., Tracy Higgins, Allen Higgns, both
of Lakeland; daughters, Donna Dennis, Mancy Ball, both
of Lakeland; nine grandchildren; 11
David Russell Funeral Home, Lakeland.
Related to inquiry at
for 1st Part of 2007
My GG grandfather was Thomas Aldrige or Aldred Higgins
information compiled by Michael James
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