JACKSON, S.C. - Funeral Services for Mr. Gene Paul Mann, 78, of Jackson, SC, who entered into rest March 10, 2015, will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Posey Funeral Chapel. Rev. Marion Britton officiating. Interment in Pineview Memorial Gardens with Veterans Honors. Mr. Mann was a native of Marion, Illinois, a former resident of North Augusta, having made Jackson his home for the past 17 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson where he was a member of the Choir and the Barracca II Sunday School Class. Mr. Mann was a US Marine Corp Veteran, a member of the Boxing Club of Augusta and a former Golden Glove Contender. He retired from International Paper Corporation. Mr. Mann was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Pauline Mann, a son, Neal Mann and a daughter, Angelia Smith. Survivors include his wife of 17 years, Thelma Brown Mann; two daughters, Cathy Mann, Augusta and Connie Soave, Atlanta, Georgia; sister, Judith Andrea Cox, North Augusta; three stepdaughters, Jennifer Anderson and Rhonda Bates both of Augusta and Teresa Buschbacher, North Augusta; 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandsons. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Barracca II Sunday School Class, Capt. John Wilson, George Hook, Billy Wier, Lu Lynn, C.J. Armstrong and Thomas Rish and William Bates IV. Active Pallbearers will be Ryan Waters, Chris Waters, Mathew Posey, Mike Anderson, Dr. William Bates III and Hartmut Buschbacher. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Jackson, P.O. Box 130, Jackson, SC 29831. Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181. Visit the registry at www.poseycares.com
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Mar. 12, 2015