|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1913|
|Death: ||Nov. 3, 2008|
Jervis R. Manahan, resident of Fairfield, passed away on Monday, November 3, 2008 at his residence at the age of 95. He was born in Fairfield on February 24, 1913 to Jervis Green Manahan and Lottie Childs Manahan. Jervis was born and raised in Fairfield and graduated from Fairfield High School in 1933. He was a Professor of Technology and Drafting, and Professor of Emeritus at the University of Houston from 1948 - 1978.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Juliette Davis and her husband Vel L. Davis. Survivors include his wife of 66 years Tigna Manahan of Fairfield. Nieces and nephews: Kathleen and JIm McKee of Fairfield, Carol Ann and Bobby Biggar of Austin, Jacqueline and Paul Collins of Wortham, Elaine and Steve Stroube of Corsicana, Rick and Janice Richards of Burlesson, Pam and Mike Scott of Seneca, S.C., Kathy and Stanley Blinka of Export, P.A., Tammy and Dan Griffin of Mexia, Sheron and Billy Bostic of Fort Worth, and Jim and Nora Ennis of North Carolina. Sister-in-law Macye Ennis of Fort Worth and numerous other family members.
Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home in Fairfield. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 6, 2008 at Calvary Baptist Church in Fairfield with Bro. Grayson Glass and Bro. Terry Skinner officiating. Burial will follow at Fairfield Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Buddy Turner, Clay McKee, Kyle Collins, Harold Massey, and Ponte Daniel. Honorary pallbearers will be Aubrey Childs, J.R. (Sonny) Sessions, Bobby McAdams, Wayne Donaldson, Jack Fisher, Billy Ray Vestal, and Clifton Childs.
Jervis Green Manahan (1876 - 1960)
Lottie Childs Manahan (1888 - 1959)
Tigna Estelle Steele Manahan (1913 - 2011)
Created by: Harold N. Womble
Record added: Nov 13, 2008
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