Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Alphonzo Higgs

12/02/1931 - 11/19/2017

Viewing Information

A viewing will be held, Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Portsmouth Boulevard.

Service Information

A funeral service will be held, 10am, Wednesday, November 29, 2017
New Mount Vernon Baptist Church
3555 Victory Boulevard Portsmouth VA

Interment Information

Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery
5310 Milners Road Suffolk VA

Alphonzo Higgs, 84, of the 1400 block of Parker Avenue, Portsmouth, VA passed on November 19, 2017. He was born in Kentucky on December 2, 1931 to the late Eddie and Susie Higgs. Alphonzo was a graduate of Western Branch High School. Alphonzo was a retiree of the Navy as well as the Newport News Shipyard. Mr. Higss was a member of New Mt. Vernon Baptist Church where he served as Chairman of the Trustee Board. Preceding Alphonzo in death are his parents, his son, Ralph Higgs; three brothers, George, Joseph and Bennie Higgs and a sister, Sue Higgs. Left to cherish his precious memories are his loving wife, Tiny E. Higgs; children, Tiny Hebron (Clarence), Ernest Higgs (Lessie), Charles Jackson (Sharon) and Ronald Jackson (Adrienne); sister, Katherine Higgs; ten grandchildren, Clyde Higgs, Scott Jackson, Kori Higgs, Brandon Jackson, Trey Hebron, Kimberly Higgs, Kristopher Jackson, Karlos Massey, Joshua Jackson and LaToya Briggs; great grandchildren, Stephen Higgs, Tiny Jackson, Arden Higgs, Tea Briggs, Essence Briggs, Alex Briggs and a host of relatives and friends.

Leroy Barnes Dear Alphonzo Higgs family, There is no way to lessen the sorrow of losing someone so precious to your family as Mr. Alphonzo Higgs. He will be much remembered and much missed. But, please remember that Leroy Barnes and family and all of your neighborhood friends care very much and wish your family strength and comfort at this sad time. We have the greatest respect for the Higgs family. As you grieve, know that we are remembering your family and honoring Alphonzo Higgs memory. Sometimes it's hard to understand, Why certain things must be. But there's a reason for everything, Beyond our power to see. And we find comfort in our hearts, To know the ones we love will find. Eternal happiness and lasting peace, In our great heaven. We know that your family has the strength in them to move on. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. With Deepest Sympathy,
Posted: 12/6/2017
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Joyce Foster May the Lord surround you with love as you adjust to the earthly transition of a true Christian gentleman, Brother Alphonzo Higgs
Posted: 11/27/2017
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Ernestine Barbour It is with heartfelt sympathy to hear of the passing of Alphonzo. He was a great man full of joy and laughter. Rest on heavenly peace my friend The Barbours Newport News, Va.
Posted: 11/25/2017
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Nicole I'm truly sorry for your loss. May God(Psalm83:18) strengthen you for the days ahead. Psalm 29:11
Posted: 11/23/2017
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Curtis GUNN With Teresa's and my deepest sorrow and sincerest condolences on the passing of Alphonzo "Baby Boy" Higgs, a man and a true Prince Hall Mason. He now rests from all his labors. He will be held in our memory for ever.
Posted: 11/22/2017
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