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Mariam Hope Manninger

Mariam Hope Manninger, age 82, of Crockett passed away Friday, August 30, 2019 in the Houston County Nursing Home. Hope was born July 8, 1937 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri to parents, Hobart Garrett Peterson and Jewel Effie McKenzie Peterson. She worked as a LVN nurse for many years in Houston County. Hope was also an active member and pianist of the Shady Grove Baptist Church.

Hope is survived by husband of 63 years, John Manninger of Crockett; son, Robert Paul Manninger and wife, Carolyn of Olney, TX; daughter, Pam Ferguson of Bluff Dale, TX; grandchildren, Chance Jordan and wife, Callie of Grapeland, Nathan Manninger and wife, Jaime of Olney, Joshua Manninger and wife, Sara of Roanoke, Ginger Nunn and husband, Brent of Moore, OK; great-grandchildren, Ashlie and Conner Jordan of Crockett, Bryce Nunn of Moore, OK, Hayden and Skylar Manninger of Oklahoma City, OK, Grace Jordan of Grapeland; sister-in-law, Patricia Williams of Anna, IL. She was preceded in death by parents, Rev. Hobart and Jewel Peterson; sister, Ann Kennard; brothers, Hobart Peterson and Robert Peterson.

Memorial services for Mariam Hope Manninger will be 10:30 a.m. Sunday, September 15, 2019 in the Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Gibson and Dr. Paul Carlin officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shady Grove Baptist Church, P. O. Box 1154, Crockett, TX   75835 or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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  1. Condolences to the family in this time of loss. Prayers for healing and comfort for all.

  2. John, I’m so sorry for your loss of Hope. I’m will miss my visits with her. We will be praying for you and the family.

  3. So sorry for your loss, prayers of comfort for you Sgt. and each one of the family members.

  4. Sorry for your loss, She was always kind to all of us.

  5. So sorry to hear of your loss praying for peace and understanding for you all

  6. Mr. John, I am so sorry to hear about your loss of Miss Hope. I remember her fondly from when my sister and I lived across the street from you. You were both so very good to us and I don’t know if I ever thanked you enough for that. You and your family are in my prayers!

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