Freeman Junior Malloy

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Freeman Junior Malloy, 83, of Manila, passed from this life June 14, 2012, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Freeman John Malloy and Agnes Andrews Pickett, and had been a lifelong area resident. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a retired pallet manufacturer for Bush Canning Co., formerly of Blytheville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Steve Malloy; and two brothers, Carroll G. "Doc" Malloy and R.W. Malloy.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mrs. Nina Franks Malloy of the home; his daughter, Tammy Scott and her husband Barry of Manila; and two sisters, Anna Beth Thomas and Marilyn Looney, both of Leachville. He also leaves four grandchildren, Ross Malloy, Stacey Malloy, Kylle Scott and Caitlyn Scott.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with the Revs. Paul Lawrence and Jack Hailey officiating. Burial followed in Manila Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Dr. Trent Pierce, Ross Malloy, Kevin Malloy, Bryan Malloy, Ernie Malloy and Jody Harden.

The family received visitors from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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