Connie Diane Higgins, 66, of 1012 Junior Dairy Road, Ennice, N.C., passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, at her residence.

Connie was born June 15, 1956, in Sumter, S.C., to the late Major Vance Barker and Mary Ethel Sammons Barker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Cathy Delores Barker; a brother, David Vance; and mother-in-law, Wanda Stoker Higgins.

Survivors include her husband, David Higgins of Ennice; children, Candice Loggins and husband Jerry of Ennice and Richard Allen Stowe Jr. and wife Ashley of Bakersville, N.C.; three grandchildren, Chloe Elexis Loggins, Richard Allen Stowe III and Rowan Allister Stowe; father-in-law, Junior Higgins of Ennice; sister-in-law, Louise Bullins and husband Wade of Ennice; a great niece, Leah Harris of Yadkinville, N.C., and a very special friend, Sandy Moser. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and extended family members and friends also survive.

Funeral services to honor the life of Connie will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in the chapel of Thomas Family Funeral Service with the Rev. Myron Dalton and the Rev. Robert Cheeks officiating. Interment will follow at Little Pine Covenant Brethren Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until time of the service at the funeral home and other times at the residence.

Thomas Family Funeral Service is honored to be serving the Higgins Family. If you wish, online tributes may be extended to the family at