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Ruth "Sissy" (Chestnut) Higgs

January 9, 1943 ~ December 22, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Ruth Higgs Obituary

Ruth E “Sissy” Chestnut Higgs, 80, Paoli, IN passed away December 22, 2023 in Indianapolis, IN.  She was born in Paoli, IN on January 9, 1943 to William L Chestnut and Maxine L Zink Chestnut.

She married Forest Higgs on October 28, 1968 and he precedes her in death along with her parents. 

Sissy was a member of the Central Baptist Church, Paoli, IN, the Women’s Auxiliary American Legion Post #76, French Lick, IN, the former president of the Women’s Auxiliary Paoli VFW, Paoli, IN and was a 40 year member of the Paoli Bowling League.  She retired from Paoli Furniture after 36 years of employment.

Survivors include:

 Daughters:

Kathy L Sluder                                          Paoli, IN

Kayann (Jeff) Phifer                                 Paoli, IN                                      

Brother:

William “Bill” (Vida) Chestnut              Paoli, IN

Sisters:

Barbara L Elliott                                     Orleans, IN

Debra L (Steve) Suddarth                     Mitchell, IN

Also surviving Sissy are four grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and six great great grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at Dillman Scott Funeral Home, 226 West Campbell Street, Paoli, IN.  Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 27, 2023 also at the funeral home from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 2:00 PM. Interment to follow at Paoli Community Cemetery, Paoli, IN.

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 27, 2023

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 27, 2023

2:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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