James Thomas Price

Monday, April 11, 2016
James Thomas Price

James Thomas "Tommy" Price, 79, of Edwardsville, Ill., formerly of Manila, passed from this life Thursday, April 7, 2016, at his home. Born at London, Ark., he was the son of the late Albert and Walsie Henson Price and had been a longtime Manila resident before making his home in Edwardsville, Ill., three years ago. He was a retired farmer and machinist for the former Velko Manufacturing Company.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack Price and Billy Price, and two sisters, Rudy Lasater and Mary Jane Price.

Survivors include his son, Eddie Price of Manila; three granddaughters, Masie Michelle O'Neil of Edwardsville, Ill., Melissa Churchwell of Paragould and Nicole Holtz of Manila; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday, April 9, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Mark Wheeler officiating. Burial followed in Manila Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Dylan Burris, Blake Burris, Mitchell Lasater, Shane Lasater, Darrell Price and Luke Angelo.

The family received visitors Saturday from 11 a.m. until service time.

Online guest registry: www.howardfuneralservice.com