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Dennis B Mangum
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1912
Wilcox County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1986
Ben Hill County
Georgia, USA

Obituary originally published in the Macon Telegraph 19 December 1986 page 4F, Friday

Dennis B. Mangum

Rebecca-Dennis B. Mangum of Box 184, a retired State Department of Corrections employee (a retired guard), died Tuesday at the Dorminy Memorial Hospital in Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Georgia after an extended illness. He died due to cardiopulmonary arrest due to moderate arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease and COPD; also had been diagnosed with bladder cancer. He was 74.

He was the son of John William Mangum and Mildred Asilee Ambrose Mangum. He had five siblings: Hubert Mangum (1908-1988), Lula Beatrice Mangum Overby (1909-2010), Susan M. Mangum (1914-1972), John Woodrow Mangum (1917-2005), and Charles Ambrose Mangum (1922-1942).

Services will be held at 4:00 p.m. today in Rebecca Baptist Church. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Rebecca. The Revs. Clint Brown and Jim Wiley will officiate.

A Native of Wilcox County, Mr. Mangum lived in Rebecca for the past 60 years. He had proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and returned to Turner County where he lived out his life with his wife Wilda Mae Handley Mangum. He was a member of Rebecca Baptist Church and the Georgia Peace Officers Association.

Survivors include his wife, Wilda Handley Mangum of Rebecca; a son, Ron Mangum of Norfolk, Virginia; a daughter, Sylvia Goodwin of Albany; two brothers, Hubert Mangum of Rebecca and J. W. Mangum of Gulfport, Mississippi; a sister, Beatrice Overby of Ashburn; and two grandchildren.

Perry Funeral Home in Ashburn has charge of arrangements.

Family links: 
  John William Mangum (1884 - 1959)
  Mildred Asilee Ambrose Mangum (1878 - 1957)
  Wilda Mae Handley Mangum (1927 - 2009)*
  Ronnie B Mangum (1950 - 2013)*
  Margaret Asilee Mangum (1955 - 1961)*
  Hubert Clarence Mangum (1907 - 1988)*
  Lula Beatrice Mangum Overby (1909 - 2010)*
  Dennis B Mangum (1912 - 1986)
  Susan Mae Mangum Lindsey Haley (1914 - 1972)*
  John Woodrow Mangum (1917 - 2005)*
  Charles Ambrose Mangum (1922 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Turner County
Georgia, USA
Maintained by: Heattown
Originally Created by: j.w.pitts
Record added: Jul 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114559441
Dennis B Mangum
Added by: Heattown
Dennis B Mangum
Added by: j.w.pitts
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Thanking for serving and defending our country.
- Robert
 Added: Aug. 4, 2013
Thinking of you grand uncle.
- Heattown
 Added: Jul. 29, 2013

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