Mrs. Manes was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ, a cook in the Richland School District and a resident of Dexter. She loved gardening and tending to her flowers.
On Nov. 6, 1937, she was united in marriage to Austin Manes in Blytheville, Ark. Mr. Manes preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 1999.
She is survived by two sons, Bobby Manes and Terry (and wife Linda) Manes, both of Essex; by two daughters, Nedra Tucker of Dexter and Cathy Harris (and husband Bill) of Jefferson City, Mo.; by one brother, Redmon King of Cherokee Village, Ark.; by three sisters, Inez Weld of Burlington, Iowa, Glada Buchanan of Murray, Ky., and Mary Ann Smiley of Olive Branch, Miss.; by seven grandchildren; by seven great-grandchildren; and by one great-great-grandchild.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Raymond King; by one sister, Erma Hickman; by one granddaughter, Natalie Harden; and by one daughter-in-law, Lois Manes.
Visitation will be held
at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, May 31, 2012, at 10 a.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Herman Morse and Travis Quetermous officiating. Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery.