Archive for Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Jerry Dale Highnite

1945-2006

November 22, 2006

— Memorial services for Jerry Dale Hignite, 61, Flemington, Mo., were Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, Kan. His cremains were buried in Hill Crest Cemetery, Galena.

Mr. Hignite died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at his home.

He was born July 16, 1945, in Miami, Okla., the son of Denver and Goldie (Farris) Hignite.

He was a member of the Methodist faith and a member of Masonic Lodge No. 409 A.F. and A.M. of Greenwood, La. He was a U.S. Air Force Vietnam Veteran.

He was united in marriage Feb. 14, 1980, to Donna Watkins. She survives.

Other survivors include a son, Chad, Dearborn, Mich.; a daughter, Alyson Kristenson, Wichita; three stepsons, Donald Watkins, Flemington, Duane Lange, Pittsburg, and Dennis Wallace, Lansing; and nine grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the ALS Foundation, sent in care of the funeral home, 1116 Main St., Galena 66739.

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