James Eugene "Gene" Fletcher, 76, of Manila, died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late George and Edna Mae Fletcher and was a lifelong resident of Manila. He was a retired carpenter.
He is survived by two brothers, Vernon Fletcher of Manila and Bobby Wayne Fletcher of Leachville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Frank and J.L. Fletcher.
A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Manila Cemetery with Deborah Donner officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Howard Funeral Service in Manila.