Graveside services will be conducted for Irma “Betty” Hightower, 93 of Marshall on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Algoma South Cemetery. The celebrant will be Fr. John Himes of Trinity Episcopal Church. Ms. Hightower entered into rest on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in Longview after a brief illness.
She was born and raised in Marshall, TX. She graduated from Marshall High School, and received her B.S. degree from East Texas Baptist University. She then attended nursing school in Houston. Ms. Hightower worked as a nurse anesthetist in many hospitals in Texas and Louisiana for over thirty years; she retired from Schumpert Medical Center in Shreveport.
Ms. Hightower loved to read and was a dog enthusiast. She loved German Shepherds and was a member of the German Shepherd Dog Club of Shreveport; she also loved her cat, Buddy.
Ms. Hightower was an Episcopalian, attending churches in Marshall and Shreveport. She was a loving friend to many especially Tina, Anita, and Susan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Henry and Irma Martha Hightower; and two brothers, Bobby and James Hightower. She is survived by a host of friends. She will be missed by all who knew her.
February 15, 2018
1:00 PM to TBD