VERNA LOUISE HIGDON of Corydon, Ind., 56, sister of the Rev. James Higdon serving Fountain and Corydon Oak Grove United Methodist churches in the South District, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, in New Albany, Ind. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 8, and from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home, 201 North Oak Street in Corydon. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Douglas Finney officiating. Burial will be in the Cana United Methodist Church Cemetery near Paris Crossing, Ind. Survivors include: her brother, the Rev. James Higdon (Karen) of Corydon. Memorial contributions can be made to the Quad City Animal Welfare Center (Humane Society of Rock Island County), 724 West Second Avenue, Milan, IL 41264. There will be a memorial service at a later date in the Quad Cities. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. Dr. & Mrs. James (and Karen) Higdon, 1990 Corydon Ramsey Road NW, Corydon, IN 47112.