Posted: Monday, June 30, 2008 10:17 pm
The Messenger. 06.30.08 Jerry Wayne Manns, 50, of Ridgely died June 26, 2008, at Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Services were 3 p.m. Sunday at Ridgely chapel of Curry Funeral Home. Interment followed in Fremont Cemetery near Union City. The Rev. Carl Southerland officiated and pallbearers were Jimmie Manns, Donnie Frazier, Bruce Roy, Donnie Kolwyk, Claude Salmon and Phillip Childrey. He was a maintenance employee of the Tennessee Department of Transportation for 26 years and was the son of Pauline Manns of Obion and the late Drake Manns. He was married to GiGi Manns, who survives. Other survivors include his daughter, Brenda Weaks of Ridgely; his son, Greg Manns of Ridgely; four sisters, Linda Stoneburner of Friendship and Pat Cermak, Carol Curlin and Shirley Rambo, all of Obion; two brothers, Jimmie Manns of Miston and Charlie Manns of Dyersburg; and two grandchildren, Mason Weaks and Maddox Weaks. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Sandra Manns.