Anita Gail McManus

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Anita Gail McManus, 57, of Purdy, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016, in Cox-Monett Hospital, Monett.

She was born May 15, 1958, in Cassville, the daughter of Wallace Walter and Clistine (Smith) Day. On March 2, 1973, in Exeter, she was united in marriage to Charles Elmer McManus, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Charles "Charlie" McManus, of Cassville, and James McManus and his wife, Grace, of Cassville; her mother, Clistine Bartkoski, of Pierce City; two brothers, Ricky Crouse, of Little Rock, Ark., and Dennis Day, of Pierce City; one sister, Patricia delaGarza and her husband, Jorge, of Houston, Texas; and five grandchildren.

Preceding her in death was her father.

She received her education at Exeter, Wheaton and California. For several years, she was custodian for Cassville schools. She was a member of Community Faith Chapel in Cassville.

Graveside services were held Friday in Sparks Cemetery, Butterfield, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Doyle Russell conducted the services.

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