Obituary: Funeral Service for Barbara Lynne Manuel to Be Held March 10

Mrs. Barbara Lynne Manuel, 59, passed away Friday, March, 2, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.

Memorial service will be Saturday, March 10, at 2 p.m., at New Hope Baptist Church (124 CR 519, Como, MS 38619). Mrs. Jean Rogers will officiate. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Manuel was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Mrs. Manuel was described as a mother to many more than just her children. She would never turn anyone away, no matter who they were. If they needed help, Mama Lynne was there for them. However, nothing was more important to her than her family, especially her grandbabies.

Mrs. Manuel is survived by her mother, Margaret Gay Stiles of Harmontown, Mississippi; two daughters, December (Adam) McKenzie of Oxford, and Angela Gay (Jeff Blackwood) Manuel of Crenshaw, Mississippi; two sons, John Anthony (Leigh Ann) Manuel, Jr., of Potts Camp, Mississippi, and Joey (Lucy) Manuel of Olive Branch, Mississippi; three granddaughters, Jordin Lea Manuel of Potts Camp, Gracie Lynne Blackwood of Crenshaw, and Grace Hartman of Olive Branch; three grandsons, John Anthony Manuel, III, of Potts Camp, John Hunter Blackwood of Crenshaw, and Marshall Hartman of Olive Branch; one brother, Joe Stiles of Harmontown; one sister, Teresea Gray of Harmontown; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Manuel was preceded in death by her husband, John Anthony Manuel, Sr.; and her father, Herman Leon Stiles.

Donations and memorials in honor of Mrs. Lynne Manuel may be made to New Hope Baptist Church (124 Hwy. 519, Como, MS 38619).

Online condolences may be left on her Tribute Wall at

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