Willie Lucille O'Neill

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Willie Lucille O'Neill, 85, of Manila, widow of Lucius O'Neill, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late Will and Nanny Craiglow Allen. She was a lifelong Manila resident and member of the First Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her grandchildren, Erika Lynn Plummer, William Lucius Plummer and William Bradshaw; sisters, Mae Parker, Eva Densmore and Virgie Wright; two brothers, Lloyd Allen and Bud Jones.

She is survived by two daughters, Carol Plummer, and husband, Gary, of Manila, and Harriett Bradshaw of Hot Springs; a half-sister, Glenda Creech of Yazoo City, Miss.; two grandchildren, Jason Plummer of Virginia Beach, Vir., and Luanne Hilligrass of Manila; and four great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Monday at Manila Cemetery with Rev. William Piercy officiating. Howard Funeral Service of Manila was in charge of arrangements.

Friends may sign the online guest register at www.howardfuneralservice.com.