Carol Jean Higganbotham, age 65, of Iola, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. She was born June 6, 1954, to Harry J. Lee, Sr. and Violet (Raymer) Lee in Iola.
She married Bill Chapman in 1972; they divorced. She married Tom Higganbotham on April 20, 1996, in LaHarpe.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sons William Chapman Jr. and Matheau Chapman.
Survivors include her husband Tom of the home; one son, Jameson Chapman of Chanute; two daughters, Michelle Huston and Traci Stahl of LaHarpe; and numerous other relatives.
A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola. Burial will follow in the LaHarpe Cemetery. Family will greet friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Venue at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service. Memorials in honor of Carol are suggested to Allen County Animal Rescue Facility (A.C.A.R.F.) and can be left with the funeral home.