Shirley Maxine Higgs Embry, age 79, of Leitchfield, KY, passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield.

She was born on February 9, 1938, in Caneyville, KY, the daughter of the late Abe Higgs and Hulda Jane Hayes McAdams.

She is survived by four children, Debbie Collins, Mark Collins (Pam) and Dana Watson (Joe), all of Leitchfield, and Wayne Collins (Margo), of Caneyville, KY.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Bro. Joe Watson officiated. Burial was in the Hudson Cemetery.

Visitation was at the Dermitt Funeral Home from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday and from 9 a.m. Tuesday until time of services.