Waynesville, Freida Jean Higgins, age 71, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Haywood Regional Medical Center.
A native of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late Bill and Rosalee Cochran McClure; in addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gordan Raines, who died in 2004.
Freida worked for Dayco Corporation as an inspector. She enjoyed crafts, cooking, and taking care of her animals. Freida was a proud member of Hazelwood Baptist Church.
Freida is survived by her loving son, Joe Higgins, and his wife, Barbara; one sister, Donna Garrett; two brothers, Doug McClure (Patty) and Mark McClure (Trina); one grandson, Steven Henry Higgins; two dear friends that were like sisters, Cheryl Cathey and Betty Jo Snyder; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The care of Mrs. Higgins has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes.
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