Howard Martin Pike

Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Howard Martin Pike, 83, of Pollard died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, in St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar Lee Pike and Jessie Graddy Pike; and one daughter, Julie Pike.

He is survived by his wife, Olive, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Gordon and Becky Pike of Piggott; one daughter and son-in-law, Georgette and Jerry Howell of Piggott; one brother and his wife, Wayne and Mary Pike of Monroe, La.; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 5, 2003, at New Hope Baptist Church in Pollard with Loy Culver officiating. Burial followed in New Hope Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Vance Whaley, Don Neeley, Tyler Pike, Cord Pike, Mike Irwin, Gary French, Glenn Moore and Steve Baker.

Irby Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of the arrangements.