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2012-01-05 / Obituaries

Don Billy Manning

April 10, 1934 - December 30, 2011

Don Billy Manning was born on April 10, 1934 to Earlie & Kate ( Williams) Manning in Mississippi. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was retired from the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company where he had been employed as an area manager. Don was a former member of the Rotary Club and had served as a Deacon with the Church of Christ for over 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, yard work and camping.

Don passed away during the early morning hours of Friday, December 30, 2011 at the Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster, Texas following an extended illness.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Katie Pearl Bryan and a brother, Ivon Manning.

Don is survived by his two sons, Ron & Jaime Manning of Giddings and Chris Manning of Bryan; two grandsons, Deacon Manning and Mason Manning both of Giddings; a sister, Mary Lou Breazeale of Lake Jackson; a brother, Jerry Manning of Mississippi; the mother of their sons, Shirley Manning of Giddings, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Don Manning, 77 of Alvin, Texas, are scheduled for 1: 00 p. m. on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings, Texas with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial will follow in the Giddings City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, TX 75284- 1125, the American Diabetes Association, 2499 Capital of Texas Highway South, Bld. A, Suite 204, Austin, TX 78746 or the charity of one’s choice.

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