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Junior "Elmo" Highfield

March 26, 1929 September 8, 2019
Junior "Elmo" Highfield
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Mr. Junior “Elmo” Highfield, age 90, of Tollesboro, Kentucky, passed away Sunday morning, September 8, 2019, at Maysville Nursing Home & Rehabilitation in Maysville, Kentucky.

He was born March 26, 1929, in Lewis County, Kentucky, a son of the late Pleas and Christine Mackey Highfield.

Elmo was a member of Tollesboro Christian Church and worked for NAPA Auto Parts. He enjoyed loafing at Rips Farm Supply, keeping an eye on Tollesboro and spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Gladys Clarine Jefferson Highfield; one daughter, Brenda Kay Highfield; two brothers, Edward Highfield and Carol Highfield; and one sister, Virginia Lincolnfelster.

Elmo is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Larry Highfield of Brooksville, Kentucky, and John and Debbie Highfield of Tollesboro, Kentucky; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly mourn his passing.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Tollesboro Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Tollesboro, Kentucky, with Brother Layne Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in the Tollesboro Cemetery in Tollesboro, Kentucky.

Friends may visit from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at Tollesboro Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 11918 KY 57, Tollesboro, Kentucky 41189.

Michael Highfield, Jamie Highfield, Tyrome Highfield, Joshua Highfield, Matthew Moore, Ethan Moore, Zachary Highfield, and Blaine Highfield will serve as pallbearers.


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