University dean of women. Born– Ashland, Clay County, 1927. Parents– James J. and Myrtie M. Cockrell. Married– J.B. Jackson, Jr. Children– Three. Married– Ralph D. Higginbotham, 1974. Education– Samford University, B.A., 1949; Jacksonville State University, M.A. Served as dean of women, Jacksonville State University, 1974-1989. Member, Alabama Baptist State Board; Board of Trustees, Samford University; vice president, Baptist State Convention, 1972. Died February 23, 2004.
Parker Memorial Baptist Church.
Parker Memorial Baptist Church, 1887-1987. Anniston, Ala.; Parker Memorial Baptist Church, 1987.