Monica Gazelle Higgins, 53, of 2314 Hwy 56, died April 17, 2014 at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. A native of Spartanburg County, wife of GYSGT Kelvin Higgins and daughter of the late Willie James and Gertrude Gilliam. She was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church in Enoree, SC but actively attended Lanford Grove Holiness Church in Woodruff, SC and employed at Founders Federal Credit Union, Spartanburg, SC.
Surviving in addition to her husband are three step-children, Jamarr F. Higgins, Stacy I. Woods of Largo, Maryland and Isabelle S. Higgins of Little Rock, Arkansas; one sister, Trina Gilliam of Roebuck, SC; two brothers, James H. (Shirley) Gilliam of Woodruff, SC and Anthony A. (Jacquelin) Gilliam of Fayetteville, NC; three grandchildren.