Beth Lindie Peterson-Higham


Beth Lindie Peterson-Higham of Old Town, Florida passed away Tuesday November 6th, 2018 at E.T. York Haven Hospice surrounded by her family.

She was born in Warwick, Rhode Island on September 2, 1953. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She devoted her life to her husband of 42 years and her children. She fought hard to give her daughter Kimberly the best education and life possible despite her disabilities. She helped her become a teacher and advocate for deaf and blind children. At the time of her passing she was a caregiver to her dear friend Agnese White. In her free time, she enjoyed coffee on the porch with her husband, crossword puzzles and the occasional trip to the game rooms.

She was preceded in death by her mother and beloved step-father Esther and Walter Taylor and by her father Alden Peterson. She is survived by her husband Richard J. Higham, Sr. Her children: Judy Alves, Kimberly (Jennifer) Higham, Tammy Blumenberg, Cindy Cole and Richard J. Higham Jr. Her siblings: Raymond (Bonnie) Peterson, Bonnie Authelet, and Alden (Pete) (Laurie) Peterson. Six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chiefland 352-493-0050 and Cross City, Florida 352-498-5400. Please sign the online guest book at


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