Edna Mae Manning – May 20, 2015

Edna Mae Manning, 64, of St. Marys  passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.

Born May 27, 1950 in Collins, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Gus and Janie Stapleton Gay.  She was also preceded in death by her husband E.J. Manning, sister, Affie Gay Martin and brother, Gus Gay, Jr. Edna had resided in Camden County most all of her life.  She was a graduate of Camden County High School and graduate of Coastal Georgia Community College.  She had been employed with Gilman Paper Company, was a substitute teacher in Pierce County, an her last employment was with Jackson Hewitt Tax Service.  She enjoyed fishing and working with arts and crafts.  She was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church in Blackshear.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 10 am at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with Pastor Greg Gardell officiating.  Burial will follow at Ben James Cemetery in Blackshear, with Pastor Buddy Griner officiating.  The family will receive friends on Friday, May 22nd, at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Survivors include her son, Stephen Riley (Diane) of Statesboro; daughter Karen Miller (Rowdy Brandon) of St. Marys; sister, Annette Moore (Bo) and brother, Michael West (Kim) all of St. Marys; five grandchildren, Alex Warren (Heather), Alexis Warren, Rowdy Lee Miller, Scarlett Riley, and Cloe Miller; one grandchild, Ellie Mae Warren; several nieces and nephews.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

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