Katherine Mann
Funeral Date: 3/25/2011

Obituary:
Katherine Mann age 87 of Warren, AR. died Tuesday, March 22, at the Bradley County Medical Center. She was born, March 23rd 1923 in Sumpter, AR., a daughter of the late James Albert Grider and Gertrude Trussell Grider. She was a homemaker, a member of the First Assembly of God Church and the widow of William Clifton “W.C.” Mann, whom she married April 2, 1938 in Johnsville, AR. and he died April 27th, 2010 spanning 72 years of marriage. Also preceding her in death is her brother, Lemual Grider and sisters, Dortha Outlaw, Vernice Jones and Ruby Hickman. Katherine was an accomplished seamstress, excellent cook and vegetable gardener. She was loved by others and enjoyed talking and visiting with people. She is survived by a son, Larry Mann and spouse Carol, Warren, AR. A daughter, Vicky Hulse and spouse Bobby, Norfork, AR. 7 grandchildren, David Mann, Jody Mann, Tasha Harris, Lance Hulse, Karen Richards, Rita Shaw, Tammy Bonnett. 21 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 2:00pm Friday, March 25th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Jim Bales and Rev. Wayman Mann officiated. Janice Sullivan was organist. Music provided by Mr. and Mrs. David Mann. Burial was in Outlaw Cemetery at Sumpter by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Todd Richards, Bret Lawhon, Cullen Cabral, Doyle Gill, W.T. Outlaw, Jonathon Wood, Ben Wood and Dugan Roberts. Honorary pallbearers were Coy Drewry, Riley Roberson, Satchel Harris, Isaac Hulse, Dodge Harris, McGee Harris, Hunter Mann, Cody Mann, Ben Raney, Zack Richards, Roman Richards, Cade Richards and Dustin Angle.

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Name: Donna Ozment-Raney
Message: Vicki, Larry, and families, I am so sorry about Ms. Katherine. I thought so much of her. She was a very special lady. I hated to see her suffering, but you can rest assured that now she has a well body again and is in Heaven reunited with Mr. W.C. I will keep all of you in my prayers.

Name: Mark and Kelley Hollingsworth
Message: Dearest Mann family-We are sorry to hear about Ms. Katherine. It was an honor to know her. The family is in our prayers. Mark, Kelley, & Brianna Hollingsworth

Name: Debbie Braswell Henry
Message: Vickey and Larry, sorry to hear about your mom. She was a one-of-a kind person. I have very fond memories (albeit fading now)of good times at our house and yours. Remember the great swimming outings at the river? Will be thinking of you guys. All my condolences.

Name: Virginia Loomis Burks
Message: Another one of God's precious Saint's has gone home! I worked at my very first job with Mrs. Katherine,and also attended church with her, a beautiful light shinning in a dark world. What a blessing her life has been. Praying for the family during your time of sorrow. This is not the end, she is now waiting on the other side. May God comfort you as only He can do in the days ahead.

Name: Sandra York
Message: Blessings to you, dear ones. What beautiful memories I have of Mr. W.C. And Mrs. Katherine. My oh my what a glorious reunion day we will have one day.

Name: William & Toni Miller
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.

Name: Glenda Bowlin
Message: Vickie and Larry so sorry to hear about you mom. Heaven has another angel with them. She and Mr WC are happily together now again. My prayers and thoughts are with each of you at this time.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Katherine's passing. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Carla Wardlaw
Message: Carol and Larry and family, Mrs. Katherine was a fine woman and hard worder, I know she will be dearly missed. Love you all, Carla and Marty

Name: TOM ED WRIGHT
Message: I am sure that there is one thing for sure... it is not over, when it is over, for the grave will not hold a Christian down when getting up time comes. May the Lord comfort you at this time. Rev. T.E. Wright

Name: The Mosley's
Message: Coach, we are very sorry about your grandma! We love you guys and are praying for your family! Please let us know if we can help in any way!

Name: Lynette Welzbacher
Message: Larry & Family, you are in my thoughts & prayers.

Name: RHONDA SIMMONS
Message: LARRY SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MOM. YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

Name: Morris Ray & Carolyn Curry
Message: Larry &Vickie, We always enjoyed visiting with your mom and your dad. We know you have many sweet memories. Our sympathy to all your family.

Name: Jimmy&Fran Reep
Message: Larry and all the Family,so sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our Prayers.

Name: Ernie and Earline Ferrell
Message: Vickie and family, Larry and family,we want to express sincere sympathy to you. We have know your parents since the late forties.

Name: Nita Davis
Message: Vicky, Larry and the entire Mann family, I am so sorry for your loss and want to express my deepest sympathy to you. My thoughts these past two days have been about how much she enjoyed being around all the youngest members of her family. I think about what a privilege it has been for these children to have known and been loved by their great-grandparents or great-great-grandparents. Not many of us have been that privileged. I know she will be missed.

Name: Ronnie & Monti Bozeman
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.

Name: Richard Rankin
Message: Larry,Carol,Bobby and Vicky Our prayers and thoughts are with you. May God be with you during this time.

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Sandy McClain-Baker
Message: Vickie, SOrry for the loss of your mother.

Name: Donna Sinks Ozment
Message: I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Barbie McVay Meeks
Message: So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you in this most difficult time.

Name: French and Judy Thornton Wynne
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

Name: Jason & Michelle McDougald
Message: Mann family~ Yall are in our thoughts and prayers..sorry for your lost but Heaven gained a new angel...God bless you all

Name: Bevely (Thomas) Jackson
Message: Vicky, I'm so sorry to hear about your losing both your parents now. I know it must be a 'empty' feeling to say good bye to them I have such happy memories of my times spent at your house. Both of them always made me feel so welcome. I loved them both. May God help ease the pain of loss --- let all those wonderful memories & the love your family shared lift you up now. Would love to see you again.

Name: Julie Lentz
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with all of you now. She was such a wonderful lady. I will always remember her and times spent together.

Name: Marilyn Doss
Message: Vickie and Larry i am so sorry to hear about your mother, she is now again with dad. Vickie don't know if you remember me- my mother Thelma St.John, I wrapped tomatoes for you all some time ago. You were like 6 to 8 years old. Your mother and dad were great people. Know you will miss them both- They are in a better place. Our prayers go with you all. God Bless you all. From Marilyn St.John Doss

Name: Tully & Norma McCoy
Message: Ms Katherine's smile will be greatly missed. Such a beautiful lady that touched the lives of many. She was truly a blessing!

Name: Lisa York Johnson
Message: Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all.