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Stella Dekle Milton

Female 1914 - 2004  (90 years)


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  • Name Stella Dekle Milton  [1
    Born 9 Apr 1914  Marianna, Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    other Bainbridge, Decatur, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    SSN issued Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Name Stella M Higdon  [2
    Residence 1920  Marianna, Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Social Security Number 259-58-8971  [2
    Died 23 Nov 2004  Bainbridge, Decatur, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    • Stella Milton Higdon

      Stella Milton Higdon BAINBRIDGE - Stella Milton Higdon, 90, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, in Columbus, Ga.

      The service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Higdon Cemetery on the Higdon farm in Calvary, Ga.

      Family will receive friends at her home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thanksgiving night.

      Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 541, Bainbridge GA 39818, or a favorite charity.

      Ivey Funeral Home in Bainbridge (229-246-3232) is handling arrangements.

      Born Stella Dekle Milton on April 9, 1914, in Marianna, she was the daughter of the late Nonie Dekle Milton and John Milton III.

      In 1938 she moved with her husband, Robert Henry Higdon, to Bainbridge, where she was a member of and Sunday school teacher at First United Methodist Church and a dedicated homemaker.

      She is survived by two sons, Robert Henry Higdon Jr. and Joseph Milton Higdon (and wife Deborah), both of Bainbridge; two daughters, Nell Higdon Hudson (and husband Lloyd) of Columbus and Jane Higdon McLendon (and husband Bobby) of Blakely, Ga.; a sister, Nell Milton Robb of Marianna; six grandchildren, Walter Hudson, Frost Hudson, Rob McLendon, Stella McLendon Smith, Joe Higdon Jr. and Jim Higdon; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, and three brothers, John Dekle Milton, Robert Howze Milton and Ronald Augustus Milton.

      Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on 11/25/2004.
    Person ID I26333  tng Genealogy

    Father John Milton, III,   b. 16 Sep 1885, Marianna, Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1961, Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Nonie Wilson Dekle,   b. 1886, Jackson, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Family ID F8865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Apr 1914 - Marianna, Jackson, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Mapsother - - Bainbridge, Decatur, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSSN issued - - Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Marianna, Jackson, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Nov 2004 - Bainbridge, Decatur, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S347] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Marianna, Jackson, Florida; Roll: T625_221; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 85; Image: 172.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=63725196&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    2. [S344] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Database online. Number: 259-58-8971; Issue State: Georgia; Issue Date: 1955.
      Record for Stella M. Higdon
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ssdi&h=74373495&indiv=try