ElectricianBARTOW -- Mr. Ward Manning of Bartow died of liver disease on Thursday (May 11, 2006) at his home. He was 68.Born in Bartow on Feb. 12, 1938, Mr. Manning was a lifelong resident. He was an electrician. He was a Protestant.He is survived by his wife, Donna Manning; daughters, Sherry White, Casaundra Manning, both of Bartow, Donna Thomas, St. Augustine, Tracey Murvin, Winter Haven, Theresa Manning, Lakeland; sons, Edward Overstreet, Jerry Manning, Christopher Manning, Jeremiah Manning, Ta'Narius Jones, all of Bartow; 29 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Williams Funeral Home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. James AME Church in Bartow. Williams Funeral Home, Bartow.
Published in The Ledger on May 16, 2006.