Vanessa Kay Huckabee

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Vanessa Kay Huckabee, 53, of Arbyrd, Mo., passed from this life Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Born in West Memphis, she was raised in Leachville and had attended Leachville High School.

She had been a resident of Arbyrd the past 38 years and was a member of the Leachville Church of Christ. She enjoyed spending time with her family and riding four wheelers.

Vanessa was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Irma Cagle Shipley, Jr., and one sister, Dianna Joyce Pace.

Survivors include one son, Cade Austin Huckabee of Arbyrd; one daughter, Kaylee Dawn Shipley (Michael) of Leachville; one brother, Robert F. Shipley, III of Evening Shade; one sister, Mai-Lan Spencer of Marion. She also leaves two granddaughters, Zoe Shipley and Emma Shipley.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Raymond Lasley officiating.

Burial followed in the Leachville Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers were Gregory Copeland, Jeremiah Pannells, Joshua Harris, Justin Price, Jeremy Price and Robert Shipley, IV.

Honorary pallbearer was Richie Pace.

The family received visitors Sunday from noon until service time.

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