Audrey Lou Sneed Higgins, 82, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2023, at her home. She was born on October 20, 1940, to the late James Monroe Sneed and Margie Rosette Champion Sneed in Madison County, Ala.

Audrey was preceded in death by her parents; her spouse, William Sanderson Higgins; and her brothers, James Sneed and Charles David Sneed.

Audrey is survived by her children, Melissa Higgins Tompkins (Tim), Carol Higgins Cory (Mark), abnd Reverend William S. Higgins (Stacey); her grandchildren, Amanda Tompkins, Holly Tomkins, Marie Higgins Salazar, Annaliese Higgins, Julina Higgins Metz, and Benjamin Cory; and her great grandchildren, Carter Hinceman, Gemma Hinceman, and Audrey Tompkins-Horne.

Audrey graduated from Gurley High School, Class of 1959, and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Statesville. She enjoyed gardening and line dancing.

A memorial service will held at a later date in Columbus, Ga.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Audrey’s honor may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Higgins family.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the family.