Ruby Higgason Handly

Ruby Higgason Handly

Ruby Higgason Handly, 102 of Monticello, passed away Monday, November 2, 2015 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

She was born March 15, 1913 in Drew County, AR to the late James Luke and Leslie Mhoon Higgason.

She was the widow of Calvin Handly, a retired seamstress for MonArk Boat Company and a member of First Assembly of God Church in Monticello. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Buddy Higgason, Milton Higgason, Victor Higgason; and one sister, Euna Ward.

Survivors include two sons, James Melvin Handley and wife Elaine of Greensboro, NC and John Wayne Handly and Karen of Wood River, IL; a daughter-in-law, Kedran Handly of Monticello; a grandson, David Handly of Monticello; three granddaughters, Dana Handly of Wilmar, Jennifer Handley McMillan and husband Jason of Walterboro, SC and Jamie Handley Miksch of Greensboro, NC; and six great-grandchildren, Corey, Connor, Thomas, Skylar, Matthew and Brandon.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 6, 2015 at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel by Rev. Al Womack with burial in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.