Edna North – 1932-2024

Edna North – 1932-2024

Edna Higgins North, a retired LRSD elementary and middle school teacher, passed from this life January 7, 2024 at age 91.

She was born April 9, 1932 to Leroy and Elizabeth Washington of Little Rock. She married Henry D. Higgins in 1949, and bore five children. After dissolution of this union, she married Raphael T. North in 1978. Ms. North was preceded in death by both husbands and one daughter, Fareedah “Rita” Muhammad.

Cherishing her memory are: son, Henry (Deborah) Higgins of Maumelle; three daughters, Barbara Higgins Bond of Nashville, Tenn., Deborah Higgins and Cynthia Higgins (formerly Owsinski) of Valrico, Fla.; one stepson, Ray (Susan) Higgins of Oxford, Miss.; and one great-grandchild who lived with her, Chief Muhammad Ilo. She was blessed with eight grandchildren and a host of other great- and great-great-grandkids.

Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Cross Street Christian Church, 1223 S. Cross St., followed immediately by interment at Haven of Rest Cemetery, 7102 W. 12th St., Little Rock.

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