Billy Joe Price

Tuesday, May 8, 2012


Billy Joe Price, 72, of Manila, passed from this life, Friday May 4, 2012, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at London, Ark., he was the son of the late Albert Thomas and Walsie Marie Henson Price and had been a Manila resident for most of his life. Billy served in the U.S. Army, was a retired farmer, and also worked many years for Henry Brothers Inc. building limousines.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Tina Price, and two sisters, Rudy Lasater and Mary Jane Price.

Survivors include his wife, Shelia Dobbins Price of the home; one stepson, Shane Brewer of Hardy; two brothers, Tommy Price of Manila and Jack Price of Heber Springs. Billy also leaves a grandson, Alex Britt of Manila, a stepgrandson, Jordan Brewer of Hardy, and two stepgranddaughters; Audrey Brewer of Hardy and Morgan Brewer of Manila.

Funeral service was 10 a.m. Monday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Mark Wheeler officiating. Burial followed in Manila Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Darrell Price, Eddie Price, Shane Lasater, Mitchell Lasater, Allen Lasater and Kevin Lewis.

The family received visitors Sunday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.

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