Gracie Jackson Bunch, 91, of Manila, the widow of Pinkie Franklin Bunch, died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Elizabeth Smith Jackson and was a life long Manila resident. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Manila.
Survivors include three daughters, Willene Dobbins and Brenda Flagg, both of Manila, Maxine Arnold of Marion; a sister, Elsie Cook of Kennett; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Howard Funeral Chapel in Manila with Rev. James Chipman officiating. Burial was in the Manila Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jackie Hill, Melvin Browning, Seth Chipman, Charles Chipman, Jay Hilligrass and Billy Joe Warren.