Carolyn Marie Bill

Friday, December 27, 2013
Carolyn Bill

Carolyn Marie Bill, 72, of Manila, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at The Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 25, 1941, in Manila to the late George and Grace Hicks Bunch and was a 1960 graduate of Manila High School. Following high school, she worked for an accounting firm in Memphis and had also lived in Nashville. She lived several years in Jonesboro, and was retired from Post Foods. She had lived in Manila for the past two years and attended the Manila First Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Arthur Bunch; three sisters, Yvettia Bunch, Helen Woolf and Ruth Riggs; and her daughter, Melanie Clindenin.

Survivors include her husband, Terry Bill of Manila; one grandson, Matthew Clindenin and wife, Lindsey of Lumberton, Miss.; four brothers, J.R. Bunch of Piedmont, Mo., Jim Bunch, Michael Bunch and Gary Bunch, all of Manila; three sisters, Martha Cary of Wentzville, Mo., Minnie Bourland of Fairfield, Calif., and Sherry Pratt of Manila.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at the First Baptist Church in Manila with Rev. Jared Russell officiating. Burial followed in Manila Cemetery.

Pallbearers are John Riley, Joe Bridges, James Bridges, David Bunch, Daniel Bunch and Scott Cary.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila.

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