Joye Fern Manasco

Joye Fern Manasco

May 24th, 1938 - Aug 4th, 2017
  • Birth Date: May 24, 1938
  • Death Date: Aug 4, 2017
  • Funeral Date: Aug 7, 2017
  • Funeral Location: Seventh Day Adventist in Umpire
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Mrs. Joye Fern Manasco, age 79, a resident of Umpire, Arkansas, died Friday, August 4, 2017, at her home.
She was born May 24, 1938, in Umpire.  She was a retired school teacher, a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, enjoyed singing, gardening, cooking, and playing the piano.
Mrs. Manasco was preceded in death by her parents, W.T. and Bessie Kirby Strasner and her husband, James Flenoia Manasco.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Todd and Anissa Manasco and Jason and Amanda Manasco, all of Umpire; one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Beth and Rick Patterson of Van Buren, Arkansas; one sister, Jessie Pendergrass of Umpire; six grandchildren, Logan and Hannah Patterson, Tanner and Haley Manasco and Chloe and Tyler Manasco; her caregivers, Hattie Vance and Dana Vance; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Manasco will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 7, 2017, in the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Umpire with Don Fortner, Don Vaughn and John Henry Williams officiating.  Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in Dierks.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Sunday, August 6th at the funeral home in Dierks.
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Marlene Bevill
Oct 28th, 2017 9:20 pm
Please accept my sincere sympathy. You are in my prayers and thoughts during this most difficult time. May God wrap His Loving Arms around you and provide a peace and comfort that only He can is my prayer. May your tears turn into smiles as you remember the good times. Just know I care and am thinking of and praying for you.
Terry and Chren (Sirmon) Kesterson
Aug 24th, 2017 5:51 pm
I have many fond memories of Joy, Flenoia and the kids spending time at our house growing up. As you can imagine, it was usually spent around the piano singing. Joy was very special to me and I will always hold a special place in my heart for her. Our prayers and sympathy to the family.
Brenda Watson
Aug 7th, 2017 1:30 pm
Loved Joy Fern, she helped me as a young mother many days, she'd send Mary Beth and Todd over to get my baby and give me couple of hours to myself. She was always the sweetest lady!
Judy Smith
Aug 7th, 2017 9:38 am
Jason & Amanda & Family,
Know that you are each in our thoughts and prayers.
God Bless,
Wayne & Judy Smith
Geraldine Parsons Davis
Aug 5th, 2017 3:22 pm
I am so sorry to hear that Joye is no longer with us. I have a lot of happy memories of Jessie Fay and Joye Fern when we
were kids in school. May God Bless.
Bob and Hazel Allen
Aug 5th, 2017 1:55 pm
We so sorry to hear of the death of Aunt Joey. And more sorry that we are not able to be with you all at this time as we are in PA. We will always remember her as such a pleasant person with a tremendous smile for everyone. Blessings upon each of you at this difficult time. Let us be happy knowing that she can rest until Jesus returns in the near future and will be changed in the twinkling of an eye. What a glorious day we are anticipating. Until then let us each one be faithful to Him all the days of our lives. Lovingly, Aunt Hazel and Uncle Bob
Norman and Paula Hall
Aug 5th, 2017 11:04 am
So sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.
carroll d. pettigrew
Aug 4th, 2017 11:27 pm
I was truly saddened today when my niece informed me that ms. joy had been called away by our FATHER. I came to treasure her friendship as we worked together in the special reading department at uhs.
Christy Conner Young
Aug 4th, 2017 10:10 pm
Mrs. Manasco was always so sweet to me when I was in elementary school. I am so sorry for your loss! Your family is in my thoughts and prayers!
Royce Pate
Aug 4th, 2017 9:13 pm
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. Joy was a sweet lady and cousin. Always loved talking to her. May God wrap his arms around each of you and comfort you. GOD BLESS YOU.
Pam Posey
Aug 4th, 2017 8:38 pm
Beth, Logan, Hannah and Rick-so sorry for your loss. I'm praying for God to wrap you in His arms and give you peace and comfort.
Estella Mc Cauley
Aug 4th, 2017 8:15 pm
Todd and Jason,Mary Beth,so sorry to hear about your mother passing.She will be missed.My prayers are with all the families
Candy Gilbert
Aug 4th, 2017 6:35 pm
Ms Joye was truly a beautiful lady. I was very blessed to get to know her and all her wonderful family. She will be missed by many. God bless her family and comfort them.
Stan Rucker
Aug 4th, 2017 5:43 pm
Very sorry for your loss! Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Rhonda Durrill
Aug 4th, 2017 5:08 pm
My heart is sad for your loss. I have such wonderful memories of Mrs. Manasco when I was in elementary school. She was a sweet and kind woman.
Judi Jenkins
Aug 4th, 2017 4:56 pm
A special lady to me! A special family! Lots of fond memories with Mary Beth and Todd!! Loved Mrs. Joyce Fern always, and I always knew she loved me.
Shirley and Jim Pearce
Aug 4th, 2017 4:49 pm
Amanda and Jason, just loving on you and have you in my thoughts and prayers.
Marty and Judy Young
Aug 4th, 2017 4:00 pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Joye's has always had a special place in my heart. Love you all.
Gary & Linda Parsons
Aug 4th, 2017 3:57 pm
We're so sorry for the family of Mrs.Joy ,she was a wonderful lady . She will be missed by everyone who knew & loved her. God Bless this family !

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