Mary Regina Higgs, 95, resident of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home.
She was born in Wheeling on November 27, 1925, daughter of the late Glenn Dwain and Emily Irene Phillips Shearer.
She was a member of the Church of Christ and a former secretary with Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation and was also the office manager for the Wheeling Branch of Toledo Scales. She was a former member of the Wheeling Chapter of the Stepping Stones and Warwood Junior Women’s Club.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ramon Weldon Higgs; son-in-law, Paul Shannon Moore, Sr; sister, Jeanette Mae Maynard.
Surviving are her daughters, Deborah Sue Cunningham (Richard), Brenda Kay Sponhaltz (Frank) and Cheryl Irene Moore; brothers, Kenneth Dwain Shearer (Emmajo) and Billy Jack Shearer; grandchildren, Jason Edward Sponhaltz (Robin), Paul Shannon Moore, Jr, (Judith), Justin Weldon Moore (Re- becca), Jennifer Nadine Cunningham Gribben (Dave), Jacqueline Nicole Cunningham Daugherty (Kevin) and Ashley Kay Sponhaltz McKeen (Rick); great- grandchildren, Trevor M. Gribben (Kimberlin), Tyler M. Gribben, Taylor Gribben, Brendon McKeen, Kaylee McKeen, Elizabeth Daugherty and Elodie Daugherty; great-great- granddaughter, Addalyn Gribben; numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be no visitation and private services will be held at the convenience of the family at Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of Christ, 1310 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003 or to the American Diabetes Research Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.