Tanya L. Higgins

October 25, 1947 - August 5, 2017
Tanya L. Higgins

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Tanya L. Higgins passed away peacefully at 11:30 am on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Hospice House in Williamsburg, VA. She is preceded in death by her mother, Bonnie Betty Higgins; her father, Charles James Higgins; her sister-in-law, Karen Sue (Ramsey) Higgins and her nephew, Aaron James Higgins as well as other loved family and friends. She is survived by her Step-Mother, Gloria Jean (Wolf) Higgins, her brothers, James and Mark Higgins, her Niece, Amy Higgins; and her beloved great grand nieces, Emily Knecht, Ireland Higgins and Ivy Watson; along with a host of cousins and friends. She had a passion for teaching and was a professor at many schools; touching the lives of many throughout her career. Tanya also had a deep love for animals and is now reunited with her beloved Murphy.

We ask that you hold dear your memories of her and live with the kindness she had in her heart.

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  • August 07, 2017
    Barbara J. Ward says:
    May my dear, great friend of 45 years Rest in Peace. She was a "Light" to me and my daughters. My sympathy to all her great friends, family, and all the dogs she took care of and loved.

  • August 08, 2017
    Bill Geiger says:
    Rest In Peace , a star has dimmed in the heavens. Class of 66' Fairborn High

  • August 08, 2017
    Yahaira Rivera says:
    She was an increadible teacher and human been. She will be missed!. Thank you ma'am for always smiling even if your hard times.

  • August 08, 2017
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