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Graveside services for Lelia Avis Manley, 81, Gainesville, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 15, 2020 at Clear Springs Cemetery with Brother David Evans officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

She was born the daughter of the late Jesse King and Ellen Killion King, on July 2, 1938 in Elijah, Missouri and died June 5, 2020 in Gainesville, Missouri.

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

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

She attended the Hawkins Ridge Church, Bakersfield, Missouri 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.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray funeral expenses.

Burial will be in Clear Springs Cemetery, Ozarks County, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.


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