Dessie Higgins Hartbarger, 93, of Lexington died July 30

Dessie Higgins Hartbarger, 93, of Lexington died Monday, July 30, 2018, at Fox Trail Assisted Living in Manassas.  Born Nov. 6, 1924, in Lexington, she was a daughter of James Edward Higgins and Lottie Hostetter Higgins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Obenshain Hartbarger Sr.

Surviving are her children, Claude Hartbarger Jr., Gregory Hartbarger and Dexter Hartbarger; sisters Mary Ellen Hostetter of Lexington and Anna Rhodes Engleman of Fairfield; and 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be conducted at Harrison Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 2, by the Rev. George Warden. Burial will follow at Rockbridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at Harrison Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.


The News-Gazette

The News-Gazette Corp.
P.O. Box 1153
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 463-3113

Email Us

Facebook Twitter

Please Login for Premium Content