Rex Franklin Augustine - Manila

Wednesday, September 5, 2001

Rex Franklin Augustine, 61, of 2579 West Mississippi County Road 294, Manila, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2001, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Bald Knob, he was a retired farmer and was of the Assembly of God belief.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Betty Augustine of Manila; a son, Timothy Augustine of Manila; two daughters, Alice Humble of Manila and Lisa McAbee of Paragould; his mother, Lucy Hornbeck of Walnut Ridge; three sisters, Arvessa Augustine of Arkansas, Lawanda McGinty of Walnut Ridge and Mary Ann Wince of Paragould; a brother, Tions Augustine of Rabbit Ridge; six half-brothers, Wayne Augustine, Theodore Augustine and Eldon Augustine, all of Walnut Ridge, and Bill Augustine, David Augustine and Luke Robin Augustine, all of Arkansas; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Augustine, and a sister.

Services were 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Blytheville with Rev. Robert White officiating. Burial was in the Manila Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Wayne McAbee, Steven Green, J.C. Green, Jimmy Hitchcock, Thur-man Hitchcock, Freddie Vandivor. Honorary pallbearers were James Flores, Michael Clifton.