Janet Ann Higgins


Janet Ann Higgins, age 58, Aurora, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at her home. Janet Ann Duncan was born January 14, 1961 in Avilla, Missouri to the late Eddie Duncan, Sr. and Rosa (Royster) Duncan. She was employed at Tuthill Corporation. Janet was an avid gardener.

Survivors include her significant other of many years, Ron Carter; two daughters, Ashley Underwood (Matthew), Springfield, Missouri, and Audrey Higgins, Aurora; two brothers, Fred Duncan, Aurora, and Wayne Duncan, Monett, Missouri; one sister, Glenda Root, Miller, Missouri; six grandchildren, Owen Underwood, Wyatt Underwood, Addilynn Higgins, Matrim Higgins, Greyson Higgins, and William Higgins; and many extended friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Tony Duncan, Eddie Duncan, Jr., and Gene Duncan; and two sisters, Sandy Brown and Donna Stemmons.


Visitation will be held 1-2 pm, Friday, June 7, 2019 at Stone Chapel, Northeast of La Russell, Missouri. Funeral services will follow at 2 pm. Interment will be held in Fellowship Cemetery. Memorial gifts are suggested to American Cancer Society in care of Knell Mortuary. Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.

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