Margaret Ann Higginbotham, 79, died peacefully on October 14, 2018 at home surrounded by her loved ones.
Margaret was born on December 5, 1938 in Houston, TX to parents Verna Mae and Selma Stephens. While growing up in Houston, she graduated from Cy-Fair High School. After graduation, she went to work for Tennessee Gas in Houston.
Margaret met the love of her life, Ken, in 1968. They married on May 5, 1969 and resided in Texas City. During their wonderful 50 years together, they went on many hunting, fishing and camping trips. This made her fall in love with the outdoors. In 1972, they welcomed daughter Lisa and in 1977 welcomed daughter Kim.
Margaret was a homemaker, a remarkable cook, a wonderful friend and amazing mother who loved her family and grandchildren more than anything in the world. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her, but will live in their hearts forever.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Francis Foehner. She is survived by: her husband, Ken, by her brothers James Stephens of La Porte, TX and Charles Stephens of Sugar Land, TX, and daughters Lisa Bucks of Texas City, TX, and Kim Sanders and her husband, Mark of Frisco, TX. She is also survived by her stepdaughters Melanie Schroeder of New Orleans, LA, Laurie Wendt of Titusville, FL. Her grandchildren and step-grandchildren were dear to her heart and included: Dakota, Tristan, Ethan, Kaia, Kellan, as well as Neil, Roxanne and Luke.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday, October 19, 2018 at Emken Linton Funeral Home. A funeral service celebrating her life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Emken Linton Funeral Home. Her graveside service will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster, TX.
Ken, Our sincere sympathy for the loss of your beautiful wife, Margaret. Prayers for God's Peace for you and your family!
Bill and Sue PeaceSanta Fe, TX
I was saddened to hear of Maragarets passing. I knew her as the beautiful, kind woman next door and I can see that she was the same throughout her life. Prayers for the family.
Kelly Tipton RuivivarLaMarque, TX
We are very saddened to hear of the loss of Margaret. She was a wonderful friend and neighbor when we lived next door. Kenneth may God bless you and give you continued strength and peace as well as your family. Clifford (Scuby) and I will keep you in our prayers as margaret will always remain in my heart
Melvia TiptonTexas City, TX
Connie Mack and I send our sincerest condolences to Kenneth and his family. May the Lord give you sweet Peace and Comfort.
Diane MoranHitchcock, TX
Ken, my prayers and sincere condolences to you and your family. I will miss my friend and she will always be in my heart.
Margaret RodriguezTexas City, TX
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult period. We love you and send our sympathy to your family.
Sam & Ann JohnsonRose, OK
Prayers for the Lisa and Kimmy and MKen, she one of the most beautiful aand classiest woman I had the peasure of knowing
Holly Jones-FloresTexas City, TX
My heart is saddened by the passing of Mrs. Higginbotham my thoughts and prayers are with you all. She was always sweet, soft spoken lady as I remembered her to be when your family lived next door to us on 3rd Ave. she will be missed....
Love, Lori Rodriguez-Bryce
Lori BryceTexas City, TX
Our condolences to you and your family.
Dave CochranePasadena, TX
So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers of healing and strength during this most difficult time.❤️
Love you all ... Sending prayers
RoyaSugar land, TX
Condolences to the Higginbotham family. Margaret was a beautiful lady, both inside and out.
Jack CooperTexas City, TX