Florence Mildred Vorhease Huffman Rabb

Florence Mildred Vorhease Huffman Rabb

Florence Mildred Vorhease Huffman Rabb, 87, of Monticello passed away peacefully on December 6, 2017 at Belleview Healthcare in Monticello.

She was born in Strong, Arkansas on March 8, 1930 to the late James “Doc” and Mary Eslie Phelps “Big Mama” Vorhease.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Fred Andrew Huffman and her second husband of eight years, Roth Rabb. She was also preceded in death by a son, Shelby Glen Huffman; two brothers, Jesse James Vorhease and J.D. Vorhease; and two sisters, Ola Mae Vorhease Turberville and Carrie Ann Vorhease Hamilton.

Mrs. Rabb was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Monticello and a loving Mama, Mammaw, and Great-Grandmother. She enjoyed dancing and music, fishing, golfing, camping and playing cards with family and friends.

She is survived by a son, Bruce Huffman and his wife Linda; a daughter, Teri Huffman Caldwell and husband Steve; a daughter-in-law, Martha Grishaw Huffman, all of Monticello; seven grandchildren, Chris Huffman of Benton, A.J. (Telese) Huffman of Monticello, Chad (Julie) Huffman of Prosper, Texas, Brad (Rhonda) Huffman of Sumter, South Carolina, Jason Huffman of Monticello, Heather Caldwell (Adam) Curry of Jonesboro, Stacey Caldwell (Brandon) Gorman of Warren; 13 great-grandchildren, and Mrs. Lorraine Arrington, a special friend and caregiver.

The family would like to express their thanks and appreciation for the loving care given by the staff of Belleview Heathcare and Arkansas Hospice.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 9, at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel. Burial will be at Ebenezer Cemetery in Strong. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. prior to the service.

 

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