Lelia Avis Manley, 81

Lelia Avis Manley, 81

Graveside services for Lelia Avis Manley, 81, of Gainesville, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 15, 2020, at Clear Springs Cemetery with Brother David Evans officiating. Ms. Manly died June 5 in Gainesville.

She was born July 2, 1938, in Elijah, the daughter of Jesse and Ellen Killion King. 

She attended the Hawkins Ridge Church in Bakersfield when she was able to be out and about. She enjoyed embroidery, crocheting, flowers and gardening. She loved her cats and spending time with all of her family and friends.

She is survived by three children, Johnny Manley and Curtis Manley, both of Evening Shade, Arkansas, and Mavis Heavener and husband William Allen of Caulfield; one daughter-in-law, Stacy Sigman of Flippin, Arkansas; nine grandchildren, Brittany Fettig and husband Bradley of Alton, Erin Heavener, Andrew Heavener, Dekota Manley, David Manley and Adam Heavener, all of Caulfield, Dezirae Morris and husband Dallas of Mountain Home, Arkansas, Melody Sigman and Austin Sigman of Flippin; three great-grandchildren, Emiley, Noah and Adeline Fettig,all of Alton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two children, Darius Manley and Dustin Manley; and two half-brothers, Isaiah and Delbert King. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

Carter Funeral Home, West Plains, directors.

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