Patty Lucille Higgins, 90, Trenton, MO passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at a Trenton, MO nursing home.

She was born on April 16, 1933, in Princeton, Missouri the daughter of Elza and Rosa (Lewis) Baker.

Patty attended the Princeton Grade School and was a member of the Modena Baptist Church. She enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Billy John Ellsworth and J.C. Higgins; daughter and son-in-law, Earlene and Danny Hunter; brother, Dick Green and sister, Helen Boyd.

Patty is survived by her sons, Bill (Theresa) Ellsworth, Blue Springs, MO and Rick (Barbara) Ellsworth, Princeton, MO; grandchildren, Chet (Lindsey) Ellsworth, Jacob (Tracie) Ellsworth both of Princeton, MO, and Erin Earlene (John) Fisher, Liberty, MO; great grandchildren, Brodie and Tessa and Morgan and Bowen Ellsworth all of Princeton, MO and Mack and Riggs Fisher, Liberty, MO; step-sons, Jack and Janet Higgins, Bay City, TX, Joe and Darlene Higgins, Ridgeway, MO, and seven step grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 26 at Modena Baptist Church, Modena, MO under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, Princeton, MO. Burial will follow in Hamilton Cemetery, Princeton, MO. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Monday at the church. Memorials may be made to Hamilton Cemetery in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 316, Princeton, MO 64673. Online condolences may be left at