In Memory

Romanus Manning

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06/11/13 10:55 PM #1    

Christine Pidgeon (Anderson)

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Romanus Anthony Manning Sr. (1955 - 2010)


The late Romanus Anthony "Ray Goose" Manning Sr. was born March 13, 1955, to the late Willie C. and Mary E. Barnes Manning. He departed this life Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010.

Mr. Manning was educated in the public schools of Bay County and was a 1973 Bay High School graduate. He became a member of Greater Bethel AME Church at an early age. He served in the United States Army and was a devoted veteran.

Mr. Manning was preceded in death by a son, Romanus Anthony Manning Jr.; and brother, Darion Manning. He leaves to cherish his memories three children, daughter, Marissa Manning of Wichita, Kan.; two sons, Youal Lemons of Tallahassee, Fla., and Jabbar Manning of Lynn Haven, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Romanus III, Brittany, Kalup, Sincere, Earl, Elise, Elivia and Yazariah; two stepchildren, Travis Daniels and LaShavia Williams; sister, Mary D. Faison of Biloxi, Miss.; three brothers, Kenneth Manning of Biloxi, Miss., Keith and Kevin Manning of Panama City, Fla.; stepmother, Mrs. Collye Sue Manning; grandfather, "Big Daddy" Fate Bower; three aunts, Ms. Florence Barnes, Mrs. Cleola Chase and Mrs. Lynn (Raymond) Driesbach; two uncles, Amos (Editha) and Marcus Manning; nieces and nephews, Shannon, Star, Stacey, Kevin and Crikina; two special cousins, Mrs. Vita Mae Pompey and Mrs. Idell Smith; two godchildren, Yashika Brooks and Marcus Bolware; very special and devoted friend, Mr. C.L.; and a host of close relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 at 1 p.m. at Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church, 829 Hamilton Ave., Panama City, FL 32401. Public visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pasco Gainer Sr. Funeral Home.


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