James G. Manning
ARKADELPHIA – James Gary Manning, age 74, of Arkadelphia, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.
He was born Dec. 4, 1937, in Clark County, the son of James Herbert and Lola Murrell Manning. He was a retired administrator for several nursing homes in southwest Arkansas, served in the Army National Guard for 10 years, and was a member of Third Street Baptist Church in Arkadelphia.
Survivors include one son, David Lee Manning and his wife, Jenny, of Siloam Springs; three daughters, Jamie Lynn Sheets, of Arkadelphia, Stacey Ann Loden and her husband, Donny, of Hot Springs, and Dorrie Staal, of Arkadelphia; his mother, Lola Manning, of Arkadelphia; eight grandchildren and soon-to-be one great-grandson, Rhys James Allen.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Third Street Baptist Church in Arkadelphia with Brother Scott Jackson, Pastor Greg Latham and Brother Johnny Irish officiating. Burial will be in the Richwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home. Sign online guest book at http://www.ruggleswilcox.com.