Opal Loraine Hutton, 95, of Manila passed from this life Tuesday Nov. 15, 2011 at her home. Born in Manila she was the daughter of the late Ben and Ida Jackson Rice and the widow of Mr. Vaughn Hutton. She had lived in California and Texas before returning to northeast Arkansas in the 1950s. She and her husband spent much of their life in the Walnut Ridge/Hoxie area before returning home to Manila in 2002.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a brother, Ancil Rice, and a sister, Harriet Schultz.
She is survived by two brothers, J.B. Rice and Murel Rice, both of Manila; and one sister, Edith Nau of Flint, Mich.
Graveside funeral service was 1 p.m. Thursday at the Manila Cemetery with Rev. William Piercy officiating. Burial was under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila. The family received visitors Thursday from 11:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Guest register is www.howardfuneralservice.com.