Monday, February 08, 2010

Some Hightower obituaries from South Hill, Virginia

South Hill Enterprise
South Hill, Virginia
October 10, 1973

"J. B. HIGHTOWER

PETERSBURG - John Bailey Hightower Sr., 78, died in Petersburg General Hospital, Thursday, Oct. 4.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Irma Lett Hightower of Petersburg; two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Cook and Mrs. Mary Jane Adams, both of Richmond; three [sons], John B. Hightower Jr. and Harry B. Hightower, both of Petersburg, and M-Sgt. Gerald I. Hightower of Elgin Air Force Base, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Gatewood of Greenville S. C. and Mrs. Alice Vaughan of Richmond; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Herbert L. Farrar Funeral Home, South Hill, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery."

South Hill Enterprise
South Hill, Virginia
February 6, 1985

"IRMA HIGHTOWER

RICHMOND - Mrs. Irma Lett Hightower, 81, formerly of Union Level, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 1985 at the Camelot Hall Nursing Home, Richmond. 

She is survived by three sons, Harry Hightower and Gerald Hightower, both of Sumpter, S.C., and J. B. Hightower of Richmond; two daughters, Mrs. Shirley H. Brigman and Mrs. Mary Jane Adams, both of Richmond; six grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Wall of South Hill and Mrs. Lenis Hall of LaCrosse.

A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Crowder-Hite Funeral Home, South Hill, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery."

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