Zelma Estelle Manley - The Jonesboro Sun - Aug/5/2005
BROOKLAND -- Zelma Estelle Manley, 96, of Brookland died Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Greene Acres Nursing Center in Paragould.
Born in Paragould, she spent most of her life in the Paragould area. She was a homemaker and a member of Brookland Church of Christ.
Survivors include three sons, Jerry Manley of Paragould, W.M. Manley of Hillsboro, Mo., and Paul Manley of Brookland; four daughters, Geneva Perry of Muskegon, Mich., Gwenda DeHart of Paragould, Pat Wood of Wentzville, Miss., and Joy Brown of Brookland; 25 grandchildren; 48 Great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Paul Manley; two sons, Norman Manley and Dennis Manley; one daughter, Geraldine Butler; and her parents, William Arthur and Mary Alice Gramling Woodson.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Brookland Church of Christ, with Victor Eskew and Sam Barrington officiating. Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Gardens at Paragould under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Memorials may be made to the Children's Home in Paragould.