Algie Wayne McCullough, 81, of Manila, Ark., died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010 at his home, surrounded by his family.
Born Oct. 27, 1928 in Manila, son of the late Rulen and Bessie Huggins McCullough, he had been a lifelong Manila resident. He was a 1946 graduate of Manila High School, retired from the Associated Natural Gas Company and the Manila Volunteer Fire Department, an avid hunter and fisherman, and was involved in the development of Mallard Lake and was a strong supporter of the Big Lake area. Mr. McCullough was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Manila and enjoyed listening to and watching the Gaither Homecoming videos.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Mackey Joe McCullough.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Eva Mae Glover McCullough, of the home; two sons, Allen McCullough and his wife, Jeanne, of Manila, and Nelson McCullough and his wife, Carolyn, of Kennett; a sister, Vivian Pirtle and her husband, Jim, of Paducah, Ky., and four grandchildren, Jodie Emmert and her husband, Grant, of Manila, Amanda Stone and her husband, Will, of Ozark, Mo., Adam McCullough and his wife, Melissa, of Kansas City, Mo., and Josh McCullough and his fianceť, Brooke Phillips, of Manila. He also leaves a host of very special home health and hospice caregivers as well as many friends.
The family will receive visitors from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Sept. 28, Tuesday, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 29, at the First United Methodist Church in Manila with Rev. Jerry Pentecost officiating.
Burial will follow in Manila Cemetery.
View the online video and guest register @ www.HowardFuneralService.com.