Virginia Higdon, 88, of Columbia, passed away at home on March 26, 2021.
A memorial service will be held at Missouri United Methodist Church at a later date.
Virginia Lou Reynolds was born November 2, 1932, in Howard County, Missouri the daughter of William Wesley Reynolds and Virginia Slee Reynolds, both deceased. She attended Oak Grove and Bawker Grade Schools, Armstrong High School, Trenton Junior College and the University of Missouri.
Virginia was married to William F. Higdon in 1953 and he preceded her in death. She was married to Clarence J. Forsberg in 1998 and he preceded her in death.
She was employed as an accountant at Summers Elevator Company and Tiger Motor Company and the Cancer Research Center in Columbia where she later served as Business Manager.
Virginia was a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Tatie Payne RE from 1987 to 2015 and was named by her peers as Realtor Salesperson of the Year in 1994. She received several recognitions from Coldwell Banker International including the Diamond Society and the prestigious International Presidents Circle.
Virginia was a long time member of the Missouri United Methodist Church and served on the Conference Board of Trustees. As a member of Altrusa Club of Columbia she served on various committees and offices.
She is survived by two sons: James Higdon and his wife, Barbara of Ann Arbor, Michigan, John Higdon and his wife, Jane of Ballwin, Missouri: a stepson, Chuck Forsberg and a stepdaughter, Sally Forsberg; four grandchildren, Katy and Sarah Higdon of Ann Arbor, Michigan and Ellen and Bradley Higdon of Ballwin, Missouri. She is also survived by one nephew, Bill Avey of Helena, Montana.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Memorial Garden, Missouri United Methodist Church, 204 S. Ninth St., Columbia MO 65201.
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