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Lucy Essman

Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Lucy Gertrude Huckabay Essman, 90, of Rector, Ark., died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004, at Paragould, Ark.

Born Jan. 9, 1914, at Marmaduke, Ark., she was a homemaker and member of the General Baptist Church.

She married Jasper William Essman who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were seven brothers, Curtis, William, Marvin, Chester, Lester, James and Charles Huckabay; four sisters, Beatrice Batten, Anna Jordan, Vivian Hoggard and Vesta England and one granddaughter, Josie Essman.

Survivors include one son, Larry Essman and wife, Betty, of Rector, Ark.; two daughters, Pat Reynolds of Sikeston, Mo. and Carolyn Essman of Steele, Mo.; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 27, at the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel with Mark Book officiating.

Burial was in the Woodland Heights Cemetery at Rector.

Pallbearers were Billy Reynolds, Danny Essman, Rick Melton, Corkey Lindsey, Eddie Ashmore and Donald Huckabay.