Marjorie Geneva Manning of Miami died Saturday, May 2, 2009, at Higher Call Nursing Home in Quapaw after an illness. She was 94.
Mrs. Manning was born June 17, 1914, in Dodge to Wesley and Lena (Hines) Fields. She lived in Miami since 1952, moving from Southwest City, Mo.
She was a homemaker and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Miami.
She married George Austin Manning on June 17, 1933. He preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1966.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Jack Fields, Charlie Fields and Chote Fields, and three sisters, Ethel Zinn, Maggie Branson and Velma England.
Survivors include three sons and their wives, Jerry and Julia S. Manning of Miami, Jack and Sharon Manning of Fairland and G.W. and Alma Manning of Lawton; two daughters, Coetta Scoggins and Vicki Webster and her husband James, all of Miami; one brother, Buddy L. Fields of Miami, 15 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Miami. The Rev. Todd Scoggins and the Rev. Mike Manning will officiate. Burial will be in Manning Family Cemetery in Southwest City, Mo.
Pallbearers will be Jim Suhr, Kevin Severe, John Smith, David Johnston, Marvin Harmon and John Fields.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami.