David Larnce Manes, 82, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 1, 1925 in Camp, Ark., and died Nov. 25, 2008 at his home.
He was united in marriage Jan. 18, 1947, to Mary Lee Jones.
David was a veteran of World War II, Korean Conflict and Viet Nam, a member of Disabled American Veterans and a military retiree.
After retiring from the service he made his home in Mammoth Spring where he farmed and raised cattle.
He is survived by: his wife; two sons, David Manes Jr. of Mammoth Spring, Darryl Manes and wife Cathy of Conway, Ark.; two daughters, Phyllis Merritt and husband Bill of Parkville, Mo., Debra Fitzhugh and husband William of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two grandsons, Aaron Fitzhugh and wife Kelly, David Fitzhugh, all of Colorado Springs, Colo.; four granddaughters, Heather and Holly Fitzhugh of Colorado Springs, Michelle Buchanan and husband Douglas of Koshkonong, Mo., Lacey Lingenfelter and husband Justin of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; three great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Leo and Wretha Manes; one brother, Frank Manes; two sisters, Lillie Holloway and Grace Holloway; a daughter-in-law, Susan Kay Manes; and a great-granddaughter, Katy Maylee Lingenfelter.
Services were held Nov. 28 at the Clary Funeral Home in Mammoth Spring with Bro. Ken Royster officiating. Burial followed in the Riverside Cemetery.
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