OWENSVILLE — Janavieve (Wilder) Higginbotham, 86, of Owensville, went to be with the Lord June 4, 2019, surrounded by her family.

She was born Jan. 13, 1933, in Princeton, to Darrell Edward Wilder and Lorena Mae (Mauck) Wilder.

Janavieve attended Owensville High School, but married the love of her life before graduating. She worked for Owensville Convalescent Center, now Transcendent Healthcare, for 30 years as a QMA. Although she never considered her time at the nursing home work, but caring for her loved ones, friends, and townspeople. Janavieve absolutely loved her family, anytime her grandchildren came to visit she lit up with excitement.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Kenneth Wayne Higginbotham; and infant daughter Dianne Higginbotham.

Janavieve is survived by her children Darrell Wayne (Kathy) Higginbotham, David Lynn (Doris Jane) Higginbotham, and Deborah (Carrel) Lang; sisters Annavieve Creek and Carol Warren; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Holder’s Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Higginbotham. Visitation will be held Friday, June 14, 2019, at Holders Funeral Home from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and funeral at 3 p.m. with Jeremy Lang officiating. Interment will follow at Owensville Cemetery.

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