Timothy John (T.J.) Ham, 42, of Manila, died Tuesday at Manila. Born at Steele, Mo., he was a graduate of Steele High School and had been a Manila resident since 1989. Ham served his country in the U.S. Army from 1979 until 1983 and was a truck driver for Promotions Unlimited.
Cancer claimed the life of his son, eight year old Jesse Ham, in March of last year.
He is survived by his wife, Jackqueline (Jackie) Cole Ham of the home; two daughters, Stephanie Ham, 13, of the home, and Tabitha Ham, 11, of the home; his mother, Jorena Ham of Leachville; his father and step-mother, Luther and Mary Ham of Badlwyn, Miss.; and two brothers, David Ham of Gulfport, Miss.; and Daniel Ham of Baldwyn, Miss.
The funeral was held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Howard Funeral Chapel in Manila. Burial was in the Manila Cemetery.