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Jackie D. Huddleston

Jackie D. Huddleston, age 83, of Greenville, formerly a lifelong resident of Alba, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Hunt Regional Medical Center. 

Funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM in Alba at the Amazing Grace Fellowship Church with Bro. Billy Smith and Bro. Paul McMerrill officiating.  Interment will follow in Salem Cemetery.  Visitation will be Monday evening January 20, 2020 from 6-8 PM at the Amazing Grace Fellowship Church in Alba.  Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory is in charge of these arrangements.  

Jackie Delynn Huddleston, known to most in Rains County as “Big Daddy”, was born in Emory, on December 12, 1936, to Charlie Lyndell and Alvis Lorene Sadler Huddleston.  Jackie graduated from Emory High School and attended college in Commerce.  He was a member of the 4-H Club, the FFA, and the American Milking Shorthorn Society (AMSS).  He married Wanda Estell Wright in Emory, on December 26, 1958, and they shared 61 years of marriage.  Jackie worked all his life as a dairy farmer and part owner of Oak Grove Farms in Alba.  He was able to travel all over the United States showing his American Milking Shorthorn Cattle and occasionally he also showed his Duroc Pigs.  Jackie loved his family, his livestock and living the life of a dairy farmer made him happy…it was hard but satisfying.  Jackie was a member of Bull Creek Cowboy Church and was baptized there. 

Survived by:
Wife:  Wanda Estell Huddleston of Greenville
Daughter:  Joyce Lynn of Alba
Son:  Danny Mac Huddleston of Alba
5 Grandchildren:  Ken, Kerrie, Sharyse, James and Danielle
8 Great-grandchildren:  Taylor, Kaylee, Gene, Braden, Kaiden, Karsen, Hunter, and Emma
Numerous other loving family and friends

Preceded by:
Parents; Infant Brother:  James Huddleston; Son:  J.J. Huddleston; Great-grandson:  Wesley Pruitt; Daughter-in-law:  Shelley Huddleston

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to:
American Milking Shorthorn Junior Society in Memory of Jackie D. Huddleston
Contact:  Brenda (Damrow) Gudex 608-365-3332 ext. 102 


Amazing Grace Fellowship Church
P. O. Box 783
Alba, TX 75410

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Jackie Huddleston

Author: Chad Young

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