Harriet "Lucille" Rice, 85, of Manila died Saturday, July 16, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late Bob and Bertha Stanfill Hutton and had been a lifelong Manila resident. She was the former owner/operator of the City Cafe and later Lucille's Cafe both located in Manila and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Clyde Hutton of Knoxville, Tenn.
Survivors include a son, Bobby Jake Rice of Manila; two brothers, James Hutton of Flint, Mich., and Bobby Hutton of Bordon, Fla.; two sisters, Rosella Bowman of Houston, Texas, and Alberta Suiter of Oak Grove, La.; four grand-daughters, Stephanie Gentry, and her husband Kenny of Gosnell, Tonya Parker of Manila, Symantha Fleeman, and her husband Fred of Manila, Holly Yarbro, and her husband Bill of Manila; five great-great grandchildren and a great-great grandchild, Cody Gentry, Clayton Gentry, Vince Parker, Jason Yarbro, and his wife Summer, Renee Yarbro and Calab John Suiter.
Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday (today) in the Howard Funeral Chapel in Manila with Rev. Ray Dill officiating. Burial will follow in the Manila Cemetery.
Active pallbears will be Carroll Towell, William Knight, Jim "Hardrock" Henry, Art Slayton, Carl Brooks, Nelson Morris. Honorary pallbears will be Paul Robbins, Max Schrader, Bobby Moore, Larry Hicks, Gary Gagle, Gary Kisner and Kenneth McWhirter.