Mackey James Fleeman

Friday, December 6, 2013
Mackey J. Fleeman

Mackey James Fleeman, 84 of Manila, died Wednesday Dec. 4, 2013, in Manila. He was born in Ozan, Arkansas to the late Charles Edward and Orpha Anderson Fleeman and had lived most of his life in Manila. A 1946 graduate of Manila High School, he had served in the United States Air Force, was a prominent area farmer and businessman, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Manila. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Edward Owen Fleeman and a sister, Mary Olive Hamilton.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Bobbie Roach Fleeman of the home 1 daughter and son-in-law, Jamie and Jimmy Farrow of Manila He also leaves 1 grandson, Jimmy Farrow, Jr. and his wife, Kate of Manila and 1 great-granddaughter, Makena Farrow; 1 brother and sister-in-law, Paul Wayne and June Fleeman of Manila.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Ray Dill and Rev. James Chipman officiating. Burial will follow in Manila Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jim Ed Robins, Jim Thieme, Doyle McCallie, Eddie Malone, Gene Adams, and Danny Fleeman. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry "Whiz" Davis, William Knight, Carl Brooks, Clifford Browning, and Johnny Boyd. The family will receive visitors from 10 a.m. until noon Monday at the funeral home.

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