Higginbotham, Linda Mae (nee: Cochrane) of Woodbridge, Virginia, beloved mother of Roscoe Eric and Ryan Lee went into eternal life on July 7, 2014 at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. She was the life-long partner, friend, buddy, and cherished wife of Roscoe Higginbotham for over 42 years. She and Roscoe met, fell in love, and married when they were teenagers. Linda was 60 years, 7 months and 19 days young. Linda was born in Cincinnati Ohio to Helen Adline (nee: Foster) and William Arthur Cochrane. She grew up in Northside of Cincinnati and was a dedicated homemaker and mother. Her Father; Her Mother; Her Step-Father, Vernon Ellis Bolden; and a Brother, Wayne Paul Bolden preceded her in death. Survivors include two brothers from Cincinnati, Ohio, William Arthur, Bill, Cochrane (Gena) and Bernard James, Bernie, Cochrane; a very special sister-in-law, Kathy Cochrane of Milford, Ohio, and numerous nieces and nephews. Linda treasured attending the semi-annual family reunions in Kentucky and Ohio.
The family will receive friends at the Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Woodbridge, Virginia, 22192, on Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 5-7 PM. Linda will be laid to rest Saturday, July 12, 2014, in the Historic Spring Grove Cemetery Cincinnati, Ohio. Visitation in Cincinnati, Ohio, is scheduled for 11 AM - 1 PM at the Gwen Mooney Funeral Home, 4389 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45223. Funeral Service and Burial will follow at 1 PM. Memorial donations are requested to the Lung Cancer Society. Online condolences are available at both funeral homes www.millerfuneralhome.net and www.springgrove.org. Arrangements were made through the professional assistance of both Funeral Homes.