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Martha Lee Haynes Manning

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Martha Lee Haynes Manning, age 77, previously of Crockett, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 in Woodway, Texas.  Martha was born January 12, 1942 in Grapeland to parents, Alton Haynes and Ruby Gilmore Haynes.  She was a member of the Central Baptist Church.

Martha is survived by husband of 59 years, Harvey Manning of Crockett; daughters, Alta Mayo and husband, Steve of Houston, Melissa Tinney and husband, Troy of Waco, Kristi Hill and husband, Michael of Cypress; grandchildren, Christopher Johnson and wife, Haley, Marti Garrett and husband, Steven, Jessie Benoot and husband Nick, Katie Berry, Lauren Tinney, Madeline Umhoefer and husband, Zach, Bo Bradley, Preston Hill, Sarah Hill, Crystin Tinney, Alyssa Tinney,        Savanna Tinney; great grandchildren, Emmaleigh and Paisleigh Johnson, Luke Garrett, Tyler and Tucker Bradley, Jackson Benoot; sister, Arlene Perry of Elkhart; many nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved friends. She was preceded in death by parents, Alton & Ruby Haynes; brother, James Haynes;                                   sister, Geraldene Evetts; son-in-law, Sammie Berry.

Funeral services for Martha Lee Haynes Manning will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in the Grapeland First Baptist Church with Rev. John Goss officiating.  Interment will follow in the Grapeland City Cemetery.  Family will receive friends for visitation Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Callaway-Allee Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be made at

Martha loved trying on fancy hats and in rememberance of her, feel free to wear yours.

“Hang on to your hat, hang on to your hope, for tomorrow is another day” ~EB White

“A hat is not just a hat. A hat is the expression of a woman’s soul~Lily Roche


  1. Manning family, So sorry to hear about Martha’s passing, Harvey we go along way back and I would be there if I could,
    Hayne Morrow

    • Harvey,we will keep you and yours in our prayers.

  2. She was one of the sweetest women I have ever known and I know she will be missed by all of her family! May God grant you comfort and peace!

  3. I am so very sorry for your loss. I never got a chance to meet her but everything I saw and heard makes me know that she was a wonderful lady.

  4. My deepest condolences for you Harvey and your Family

  5. I will miss Aunt Martha greatly and was very blessed to have been able to be a part of the ‘Bucket List’ activities/adventures over the past couple of years. Love and prayers to you all!

  6. Dear Manning Family,
    The Baylor Scott & White Hospice team is thinking of you during this time. Thank you for allowing us to care for Mrs. Manning and please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. Harvey, I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your wife.

    Clifford Beeson

  8. Harvey and family, I am so sorry to hear of Martha’s passing. She was a good friend and classmate and of course you were our neighbor for many years. I wish I could attend the services, but E.F. is on Hospice Care right now and I can’t leave. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you the peace and comfort only He can provide.

    Much love,
    Delores Spruill Graves

  9. Love, comfort and prayers to you Harvey, Alta, Melissa & Kristi.

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