Margaret L. Higinbotham, Champion, Ohio

James Funeral Home

March 24, 2020

Margaret L. Higinbotham, Champion, Ohio-obit
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CHAMPION, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Margaret L. Higinbotham, age 87, known to everyone as Peggy, formerly of Champion left this earth to be with her loved ones in Heaven on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren.

She was born on July 8, 1932, in Fairmont, West Virginia the daughter of the late James R. Satterfield, Sr. and Leo (Batson) Satterfield.

Peggy graduated from Fairmont High School in West Virginia in the Class of 1951.

She married James F. Higinbotham on June 16, 1956 and remained married 45 years until he passed away on July 31, 2001.

Peggy has lived in Lordstown for the last four years with her daughter, Patty.

She worked as a runner for several car dealerships for many years.

She was a long-time member of the Lake Milton Presbyterian Church.

She loved reading, babysitting, watching her soaps on TV and especially loved being with her family.

Peggy is survived by two daughters, Patricia and Michael Hammond of Lordstown and Kimberly Higinbotham and Robert Bates of Niles, Ohio; one son, Dan Higinbotham of Champion, Ohio; one brother, James and Jackie Satterfield, Jr. of Howland, Ohio; three grandchildren, Stephanie, Chelsey and Brandon and two great-grandchildren, Kloe and Benjamin.

She is preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Edward; her husband, James; daughter, Beverly Higinbotham; her sister, Maryann Ross and her brother, Orville “Buddy” Satterfield.

Per Peggy’s wishes, cremation has taken place. The family will announce services at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street, Newton Falls, OH 44444 (330) 872-5440. 

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A television tribute will air Thursday, March 26, at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.

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