Vernon "Tex" Fletcher, age 82 of Manila, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Manila he was the son of the late George W. and Edna Marks Fletcher and was a lifelong area resident. He was of the Baptist Faith.
Survivors include a nephew, Robert Fletcher, II of Manila; a great-niece, Savannah Shaye Fletcher of Manila.
Graveside funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at the Manila Cemetery with Rev. William Piercy officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila. The family will receive visitors Friday from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
To sign the guest register, log on to www.HowardFuneralService.com.