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Cheryl Dianne Higgenbotham-West

September 11, 1953 ~ December 5, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Cheryl Higgenbotham-West Obituary

Cheryl Dianne Higgenbotham-West, transitioned to rest in The Lord on, December 5, 2023. Dianne was born on September 11, 1953, to John and Marie (Simmons) Higgenbotham in Springfield, Ohio. She graduated from Springfield High in 1971. She graduated from nursing school at Clark State College and Memphis State University. 

She was a nurse for nearly 40 years until she retired. She cared for everyone and welcomed all into her heart, home, and family. She was a forgiving and non-judgmental daughter, sibling, friend, spouse and mother. She enjoyed being a mom and loved being a grand-mother.

Dianne is survived by her two sons, Richard West, and Lenny (Candice) West; daughter, Sheri West-Southern; her sisters, Geraldine “Bunny” Martin, and Donna Higgenbotham Williams; grandchildren, Gabrielle Mabra, Mya Lavalle, Richard "RJ" West II, and D’Arrinae (Minne) West-Southern; nephews, John Eric (Tonya) Higgenbotham, Gerald Martin, Chris (Nicki) Williams, Paris Valles, Jalen Wood, Derek Williams, John Christopher "Bubby" Higgenbotham, and Ji’Ayre Christopher Higgenbotham; nieces Vicki Martin, Monica (Arrick) Richardson, Jackie (Kyle) Peterson, Sunia (Anthony) Marsh, Love Poling, Autumn Smith, Jocelyn Higgenbotham and Erica Higgenbotham; her best friends, Nancy Moss Beavers, Lisa Wilkerson, Lisa Mitchell, and Diane Tullis; and a host of cousins, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Marie Higgenbotham; brother, John Robert Higgenbotham; niece Shamika Williams and special friend, Laroilyn ‘Bubba” Byrd.

Visitation is Saturday, December 16, 2023 from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. in New North Street AME Church.  Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park.

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December 16, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New North Street AME
901 S. Center Street
Springfield, OH 45506

Funeral Service
December 16, 2023

11:00 AM
New North Street AME
901 S. Center Street
Springfield, OH 45506

Interment following funeral service
December 16, 2023

Rose Hill Burial Park
4781 South Charleston Pike
Springfield, OH 45502


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