Services for Mrs. Blanch L. Huddleston were held on Sunday, April 14, 2013, at 2 p.m. from Stephens Chapel United Methodist Church.

The Rev. Peggy Gibson officiated. Burial followed in the Donald Rest Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Huddleston, 71, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Rush Hospital in Meridian.

Survivors include husband, J.V. Huddleston of Philadelphia; five children, Margaret Mitchell, Brenda Lowery, Mary Parker, and James Huddleston, all of Philadelphia, and Johnny Lowery of Carthage; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; two sisters; and one brother.

Pallbearers were family and friends.