Brenda Jean Flagg, 71, of Manila, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Pinky and Grace Jackson Bunch and had been a lifelong Manila resident. A 1958 graduate of Manila High School she also earned an Associates Degree from Arkansas Northeastern College in Blytheville. Brenda was a member of the Blackwater Baptist Church near Manila.
Survivors include her husband, Larry Flagg of Manila; a son and daughter-in-law, George and Becky Flagg of Manila; a daughter and son-in-law, Veronica and Dennis Sammons of Manila; two sisters, Willene Dobbins of Manila and Maxine Arnold of Marion; three grandchildren, April McClelland, Nathan Sammons, and Erin Flagg, and a great-grandson, Housten McClelland.
Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. William Piercy and Rev. Ferell Duffel officiating. Burial will follow in Manila Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Nathan Sammons, Blake McClelland, Ryan Gibson, Bobby Lee Barker, Jimmy Hicks, and Paul Wayne Hicks.
The family received visitors Monday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.
View the online video and guest register at howardfuneralservice.com.