Thursday, April 8, 2010

Mona Fern Dent McManus, 88, of Seligman, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2010, in New Hope Health and Rehabilitation, Rogers, Ark.

She was born Jan. 19, 1922, at Gann Ridge in Benton County, Ark., the daughter of Silas and Bessie E. (Gann) Webb. On Dec. 15, 1937, she was united in marriage to Elmer Dent, who preceded her in death on April 14, 1988. On July 11, 1995, she married R.B. "Buck" McManus, who also preceded her in death. Others preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Carl Webb and Henry Silas Webb; and three sisters, Lily Barker, Kathryn Wilson and Teddy Thompson.

Survivors include: one son, Ron Dent and his wife, Nell, of Bentonville, Ark.; one daughter, Kay Cole and her husband, Charles, of Seligman; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She received her education at Sunnyside School in Barry County. Most of her life was spent on a farm raising cattle and chickens. She was a member of Corinth Church of Christ, Garfield, Ark.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

Wayne Deffenbaugh will conduct the services. Burial will be at Bayless Cemetery, Garfield, Ark.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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