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Deana Gaye Higgins

Joe Denoyer - February 12, 2018 8:21 am

Deana Gaye Higgins, age 65, died Friday, February 9, 2018, at the Catholic Care Center in Wichita, Kansas. She was born in Hugoton, Kansas, on September 15, 1952, the daughter of Clarence “Dean” and Betty Barrows.

Deana’s faith was strong and she loved her family in an amazing way. Throughout her life, she was actively involved in many activities. She enjoyed organizing and judging various pageants and talent shows, and stayed busy keeping track of her grandkids. Deana’s fun laugh and sweet smile will be missed.

She married, Alan Higgins on January 30, 1971, at the United Methodist Church in Hugoton, Kansas. He survives.

Other survivors include one son, Brian Higgins and wife Ami of Wichita; one daughter, Heather Love and husband, Robert of Wichita; three grandsons, Parker Higgins, Layton Love, and Hunter Higgins; three granddaughters, Taylor Higgins, London Love, and Haylee Higgins, all of Wichita. Other survivors include three brothers, Larry Barrows and wife Geri of Liberal, Ted Barrows of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Steve Barrows and wife Jodi of Weatherford, Texas.

She was preceded in death by both parents.

A graveside celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Hugoton Cemetery with Pastor Gary Stafford officiating. Arrangements are in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 423 S Main, Hugoton, KS 67951. Condolences may be posted at