Clarice "Junie" Manning Owen

Monday, December 8, 2014

Clarice "Junie" Manning Owen, 88, of Rector, passed from this life on Dec. 8, 2014. She was born June 3, 1926, at Stanford, Ark. to the late Jess and Ollie Mae (Hunt) Rickman.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don Manning; a daughter, Donna Turner; her brothers, Carroll and Weldon Rickman and her sisters, Hattie Smart, Mamie Smith, Gertrude Sims and Mary McDaniel.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Cathy Manning of Rector; two daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and Jerry Mansfield of Rector and Belinda and Tony Matheney of Paragould; six grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; a sister, Eva Tanner of Piggott and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at the Irby Funeral Home in Rector. The service will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9 at the funeral home with Mace Straubel and Richard Raspberry officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector.

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