Mr. Tommie Franklin Huddleston, 82, of Manila died on Tuesday, June 08, 2010, at St. Bernards Hospital, Jonesboro. Mr. Huddleston was born on Dec. 5, 1927, in Tulsa, Okla., to the late Ruby Mayberry Huddleston. Mr. Huddleston was of the Baptist faith, a life long area resident, farmer, fisherman, and outdoorsman.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mamie Huddleston of Manila; two daughters, Wanda Watson of Manila and Shirley Dean of Manila; one grandson: Tommie Watson and wife Debbie of Manila; one granddaughter Cathy Smith and husband Michael of Manila; five great grandchildren, Ben Bunn, Cody Bunn, Amber Lynn Smith, Connie Watson and Destiny Parker and a host of other family and friends.
Mr. Huddleston was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and three sisters.
Graveside services were held on Thursday, June 10, 2010, at noon at Manila Cemetery. The family received visitors on Thursday, June 10, 2010, from 10--noon at Faith Funeral Services, Manila.