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Deborah (Debbie) Nielsen-Higgins

Siloam Springs, AR, 1954 - 2021

Deborah (Debbie) Nielsen-Higgins, age 66, of Siloam Springs, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Debbie was born November 11, 1954, in Siloam Springs to Billy and Joan Robison. She was a wife and mother who loved her family, friends, and the people she worked with.
Debbie was preceded in death by her father, Billy Robison and sister, Sharon Dozier. She is survived by her husband, William (Cory) Higgins, of the home, her daughters, Melissa Blackfox and Summer Harris, her mother, Joan Robison, two brothers, Billy Robison and wife Carla, and Jimmy Robison and friend Jennifer Rodie, and a brother-in-law, William Dozier, her grandchildren, Natessa Yates and husband Josh, Savannah Blackfox, and Jackson Harris, great-grandchildren, Elyus, Brooks, Tyler, and Trenton Yates, and Graycie Dillard, a very special friend in, Gene Nielsen, numerous nieces and nephews, and too many other friends to count.
Debbie was a lifelong resident of Siloam Springs and retired as a Nursing Home Administrator. She had worked in various positions at Quail Ridge Living Center in Siloam Springs before becoming the Administrator. After Quail Ridge, she moved to Meadowbrook Nursing Center in Chouteau, Oklahoma, where she continued working as an administrator and then moved to Springdale Health and Rehabilitation Center working in various position including the Administrator and financial positions before retiring. Debbie loved her family and spent many hours with them especially playing with the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, playing video games with her husband and grandson along with playing cards and Wahoo with her mom, dad and family.
A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at New Life Church, located on Cheri Whitlock Drive, in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, Saturday, March 27, 2021, at 4 p.m. Face masks will be required. We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Debbie at Westfield Chapel Funeral Home, | Springdale, Ark., so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. In Lieu of flowers, Cory requests you spend time with your family.
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Published March 26, 2021

Westfield Chapel
3236 W Huntsville Ave, Springdale, AR
Phone: 479-751-4747