Rev. Joseph A. Higgins, age 84, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2006. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Betty Lemley Higgins and son, Joe Higgins, Jr. He is survived by his: Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Beth and Wesley Abernathy, Lawrenceville, GA, Candy and Rusty Rogers, Las Vegas, NV; Grandchildren: Melissa and Ryan Melton, Commerce, GA, Matt Abernathy, Lawrenceville, GA, Danielle and Drew Rogers, Las Vegas, NV, Joanna Higgins, San Diego, CA; 2 Great Grandchildren; Brothers and Sisters-in-Law: Rev. David and Sue Higgins, Cleveland, TN, Sam and Linda Higgins, Fullerton, CA, Phil and Sharon Higgins, San Diego, CA, Glenn and Lynn Higgins, Simi Valley, CA; Sisters and Brothers-in-Law: Martha and Dalton Webber, Siloam Springs, AR, Roberta and Charlie Lingerfelt, Siloam Springs, AR, Sharon and Lee Golaway, Sulphur Springs, AR; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Rev. Higgins was born on December 22, 1921 in Malvern, AR. He was a member of Peachtree Road Baptist Church in Suwanee, GA. He was a retired Assembly Of God minister and pastured churches in Port Smith, AR, Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA, Corona, CA, Oceanside, CA, and Chula Vista, CA. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 10, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at Peachtree Road Baptist Church in Suwanee, GA with Dr. Preston Moore officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.