Ida Higgins Bender

August 10, 1947 - December 4, 2012
Ida Higgins Bender


Ida “Boogie” Higgins Bender, 65, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Monday, December 5, 2012 at her home.

She grew in the Seabreeze community of New Hanover County.
She is survived by one daughter, Paula Mitchell Newrells of Texas, two grandchildren, Shannon Mitchell and Darrean Scott; one great granddaughter, Shania Mitchell; many cousins and friends.

At her request, no memorial services are planned.

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  • December 06, 2012
    bobbie, kenny wood says:
    we are so sorry for your loss, Ms.Ida was a sweet and kind lady and a nice neighbors, may God bless

  • December 08, 2012
    Mary Mitchell Irving says:
    To The Higgins-Bender Family We were sadden to learn of "Boogie's" death and we extend to you our heart felt sympathy. May God continue to bless and keep up.

  • December 07, 2012
    Peggy Mitchell McQueen says:
    I will always cherish the fun times that "Boogie" and I had growing up as children. My sincere sympathy, Peggy and family

  • December 08, 2012
    Charlene Purvis says:
    I'm blessed enough to say, that every encounter I had with her. I can honestly say I walked away, with a smile on my face. My prays go out to Paula, the grans and great-gran, to her whole family. God bless you all, and peace be with you. From Bozeman Road