James W Manning

October 21, 1926May 30, 2014

James W.(J.W.) Manning, 87, went to be with the Lord May 30, 2014 from his home in Dallas, Texas after a lengthy fight with cancer. Born October 21, 1926 to Rafe and Eva Manning in Clay County, Florida. J.W made a career in the clothing business and retired from Jim Tatum Clothing store, previously worked for the Great Southern Trucking Company. J.W. is survived by his wife, Carleen Manning, sister, Lucille White, children Leo Kinon, Kathy (Wayne) Hardee, Angela Brumley, step children, grandchildren, step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 4, 2014 6:00 - 8:00PM at Holly Hill Funeral Home, 3601 Old Jennings Rd. Middleburg, Florida. Services will take place at Beulah Baptist Church, June 5, 2014 11:00am, and interment will follow at Long Branch Cemetery. Officiating the services will be Bobby Register and Ron Kimbrell. Pallbearers will include his son, Leo Kinon and stepsons, Thomas Smith, John Davis, Donald Smith, Robert Smith and Michael Davis. If desired, in lieu of flowers, friends may make donations to the American Cancer Society. Please post tributes at


  • Visitation Wednesday, June 4, 2014
  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 5, 2014

James W Manning

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Jimmy Inman

June 8, 2014

Ms Carlene, I am so sorry to learn of JW's passing. Praying God's comfort and blessing for you at this time, Love

Kelley Huntley-Brown

June 3, 2014

Ms.Carlene, Joe and I were so sorry to hear of JW 's passing. I have always thought so much of him and have fond memories of him when i was a child. Thank you so much for allowing us to start our family at the creek. God bless you.