ZEPHYR – Graveside services for Dr. Frank Norris Huggins, 86, of Arlington will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, at the Zephyr Cemetery in Zephyr, Texas, with the Rev. Steve Baker officiating. Service arrangements are under the direction of Meador Funeral Home in Whitesboro, Texas. There will be no visitation services.
He passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Beacon Hill Care Facility in Denison, Texas.
Frank was born on Oct. 25, 1926, to Oscar James Robert and Ida Oma (Donowho) Huggins in Zephyr, Texas. He was married to Caroline Bradshaw on Dec. 16, 1946, in Brownwood, Texas. Frank served in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He was of the Baptist faith. He had been an ordained deacon since 1963. He was a professor of mathematics at University of Texas at Arlington. He was the published author of mathematical articles and a book. An avid reader, he had an extensive collection of books among other valued collections. He cherished his role as a loving husband, protector and caregiver to his beloved wife, Caroline.
He is survived by his wife, Caroline Bradshaw Huggins of Arlington, Texas; his extended family: sisters-in-law, Dorothy Bradshaw of Edmond, Okla., and Mary Loyce Bradshaw McWilliams and her husband Willis of Kingston, Okla.; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Ida Oma Huggins; and siblings, Oscar James Flurnoy, Gwendola Pearl and Rector Howard.
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