Joyce Hulda (Atkinson) Higdon

November 19, 1930 ~ January 15, 2020 (age 89)


Joyce Hulda Atkinson Higdon, age 89, of Greensboro, GA, died Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro. Born on November 19, 1930 in Greene County she was the daughter of the late Sylvanus Landrum Atkinson and Viola Dolvin Atkinson. She graduated from school in Siloam, GA and for a while worked at a bank and some of the local stores in Greensboro. She married Harvey Thomas Higdon on January 6, 1951. Joyce was a homemaker who enjoyed working in her yard and gardening.  She was a member of the Siloam United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Harvey Higdon and her sister, Hilda Glass.  She is survived by her only son, Tim Higdon of Greensboro, GA; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.  The family requests that any memorials be made to the Siloam United Methodist Church, c/o Shirley Channell, 3871 Highway 15 South, Greensboro, GA  30642.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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