Meridian Star

November 17, 2012

Oakie Manns

Associated Press


    Services for Oakie Manns will be held today, at 2 p.m., at Webb Chapel with Rev. Charles Davis officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

    Mr. Manns, 80, of Toomsuba, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his residence. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force serving in the Korean War.

    Survivors include his sons: Garner Kemp and his wife Amanda of Toomsuba, and Joe D. Manns of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; grandchildren: Tabatha Griffin, Elizabeth Manns, Joe W. Manns, Tipper Manns, Lauren Manns, and Tracey Brasher; great-grandchildren: Emily Knight, Hunter Knight, Mason Knight, Tater Reid, Dylan Tabor, Cheyenne Griffin, and William Reese; brothers: Eddie and Gary Manns; and sister, Myrtle Riedy.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Lottie Manns; and brother, John Davis.

    Pallbearers will be Brian Belcher, Earl Moore, Sam Moore, Ralph Moore, Asa Boswell, and Donald Hicks.

    Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at

    Visitation will be today, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., at the funeral home.