Caraway- Rosetta Didy Hightower, 73, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at her home.
She was born July 7, 1941 in Hector to the late Robert and Nancy Milligan. She had worked many years at Singer in Trumann and Basler Electric in Caraway. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and her great-grandson and listening to gospel music.
She is survived by a sister, Vera Sue Thomas of Frost Proof, FL; her children, Johnny Northcutt of Caraway, Jane Augustine of Manila, Shirley Hightower Scroggis of Jonesboro and Ray Hightower of Caraway; two sons-in-law, Timothy F. Augustine and Jerry Woods; a daughter in-law, Paula Shepperd; four grandchildren, Timothy J. W. Augustine, William Hightower, Justin Augustine and Elizabeth Hightower; a great-grandson, Collin Tate Augustine.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Hightower; a son, James Jones; two brothers, William Milligan and Edward “Cowboy” Milligan; two sisters, Mae Brewer and Lorene May.
A celebration of her life will be 2:00 pm Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Gregg Funeral Home Chapel in Monette with Rev. Rick Stevens officiating. Burial will follow at Monette Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Friday, April 24, 2015 at the funeral home.
Honored to serve as pallbearers, Timothy J. W. Augustine, Justin Augustine, William Hightower, Timothy F. Augustine, Jerry Wood and Darren Humble.