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Elaine Higgins

June 21, 1925 ~ September 5, 2017 (age 92)

Surrounded by her loving family, Elaine (Pat) Higgins, 92, went home to be with the Lord on September 5, 2017, in Manteca, CA.  She was born on June 21, 1925,  in  Alabama  to the late JD and Bessie McDonald. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Elmer “Bud” Higgins.

Elaine is survived by her four loving daughters; Nancy Rhodes & husband Michael, Patty Oliver, Stephanie Higgins and Linda Brooks and husband Ken.  She was blessed with six grandchildren Destiny Valaer, Ryan Valaer and wife Joey, Brian Oliver, Lisa Oliver Iscan and husband Zeki , Addison Rhodes and Nick Brooks and two great grandchildren Jake Valaer and Jason Burch.

As a military family Elaine was always attentive to her family making sure her home was just perfect. She enjoyed cooking and baking, showering her friends, neighbors and family with homemade specialty’s always made with love. She enjoyed politics and was an avid baseball fan and loved to sing and dance. Elaine was a wonderful example to others always demonstrating unconditional love, honesty and kindness.

P.L .Fry & Son is honored to be serving the Higgins family. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 4pm to 7pm at P.L. Fry & Son 290 N. Union Rd. Manteca. Celebration of life will be on Thursday September 14, 2017 at 11am also held at P.L. Fry & Son. She will be laid to rest with her beloved husband at East Union Cemetery. Remembrances can be sent to East Union Memorial Cemetery 1035 N. Union Rd. Manteca, Ca. An online guest book is available for condolences to the family at

 Service Information

September 13, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
PL Fry & Son Funeral Home
290 N. Union Road
Manteca, CA 95337

Funeral Service
September 14, 2017

11:00 AM
PL Fry & Son Funeral Home
290 N. Union Road
Manteca, CA 95337


East Union Cemetery
1035 N. Union Road
Manteca, CA 95336

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