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James Highland (5-26-17) service 5-28-17

James Ruben Highland, 78, of Savannah, died on Friday, May 26.
He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Vernie and Bertha Austin Highland. He was united in marriage to Lessie Cox, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Highland had worked at Aqua Glass for 24 years. He was a member of Walnut Grove Church of Christ.
He is survived by his daughters, Karen Highland and Connie Highland, both of Savannah; one granddaughter; two great-granddaughters; sisters, Lucille Highland, Beatrice Highland, Lois Highland, Thelma Highland Bevis, all of Savannah; and brothers, Eugene Highland of Elkhart, Indiana, Charles Highland and David Highland, both of Savannah.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Wade Highland; and sisters, Vella Mae Tilley, Flolla Qualls and Geneva Poole.
Services were held on Sunday, May 28, at Walnut Grove Church of Christ in Savannah with David Dowdy officiating. Burial followed in Walnut Grove Cemetery at Savannah.

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