Iris E. Huckabee, age 89, of Arkadelphia, died Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in her home.

Iris E. Huckabee, age 89, of Arkadelphia, died Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in her home. She was born Aug. 4, 1922, in Cloud Chief, Okla., daughter of Arvell Andrew and Mary McDonald Eskew. She was a public school teacher for 36 years. Mr. and Mrs. Huckabee invested 73 years between the two of them in the Arkansas public school system. Mrs. Huckabee was a member of First Baptist Church in Arkadelphia and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.

Survivors include one son, Robert G. (Bob) Huckabee and wife Debbie of Terre Haute, Ind.; one granddaughter, Deanna Minnich and husband Matt; and great-grandson, Owen Minnich.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, July 20, in the Ruggles-Wilcox funeral chapel with Dr. Lee McGlone officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Media Center.

Online guest register is available at www.ruggleswilcox.com.