Edna Marie Jackson Mangum

An angel called home by our Heavenly Father, Edna Marie Jackson Mangum, age 72, of Flowery Branch passed away very peacefully on May 19, 2014, at New Horizon Lanier Park from an extended illness. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, at Zion Hill Baptist Church, 4100 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville. The Rev Clack Stubbs, Pastor Ricky Stone of Gainesville and Pastor Scott Wilson of Flowery Branch will be officiating. The family will receive friends 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014, and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Little and Davenport Funeral Home in Gainesville. Mrs. Mangum was born in Hall County, Ga., to Frank Arlington and Birtie Mae (Little) Jackson on Aug. 25, 1941. On March 7, 1959, she married the love of her life, James Carroll "Tody" Mangum, they were married 19 years. She was the owner operator along with her husband at E M Mangum Grocery & Service Station & Wrecker Service for 16 years and also owner of Edna's Fashions. She also worked off and on for 20 years with Tupperware and seven years with Olan Mills Studios. She is a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church of Flowery Branch. Mrs. Mangum was preceded in death by her grandparents, Marion and Minnie Nix Jackson, Clyde R and Reba H. (Dobbs) Little, her parents and husband, brothers, James (Jimmy) Jackson, Charles Robert Jackson and Sister Mary Frank (Frankie) Armour; brother-in-Law, Moses Armour; special friends, Lavern Headrick, Billy Ray Collins. She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Barron Grant of Gainesville, Pamela and Paul Clendennin of Flowery Branch; five grandchildren, Lindsey (Grant) and Wesley Erickson and Laura Grant, all of Gainesville, Trent Clendennin, Kellie Clendennin and Kaelin Clendennin of Flowery Branch; great-grandson, Brooks Erickson of Gainesville; brother-in-law, Talmadge Mangum and sister-in-law, Evelyn Mangum, both of Gainesville; and special friends, Brenda Collins, Tommie Goss, Bobbie Goss Glenn, Ellene Headrick and Roy Denton. Survived also by many cousins and other relatives and numerous friends. She loved her Lord and Savior, her family and friends and she was known for her green plants and pictures. She is loved by all who knew her. Honorary pallbearers Jimmy Jackson, Johnny Jackson and Larry Sexton. Love in Action group and Senior Adults from Zion Hill will be in an honorary section. Special thanks to New Horizon Lanier Park staff and friends, and everyone from Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Highway 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Funeral Home

Little-Davenport Funeral Home
355 Dawsonville Highway Southwest Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 534-5201

Published in gainesvilletimes.com on June 1, 2014