Spickard, Laura Elese Higdon age 91, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Northhaven Healthcare Center. She was a member of Central Baptist Church of Fountain City where she sang in the church choir and taught Sunday School for many years.
Preceded in death by parents, Arthur and Elizabeth Higdon; brothers, Wynton and A.E. Higdon; sisters, Eleanor Burnett, Norma Mouch and Evelyn Ballard.
Survivors: husband, Lee Spickard of Knoxville; daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Larry Allen of Houston, TX, Sarah and Greg Lawson of Knoxville; grandchildren, Lindsay and Matthew Allen of Houston, TX, Casey Bays of Knoxville; great grandson, Jackson Allen Neal.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Northhaven Healthcare Center for their loving care and kindness.
Family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service and interment with Rev. Ron Mouser officiating. Family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.
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