Barbara Joyce McManus
Posted By Sparta Live | January 31, 2012 12:00 am
Barbara Joyce McManus, 65 of Knoxville, passed away Jan. 29, 2012.
Mrs. McManus was a loving and devoted grandmother. She dearly loved her grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with them, telling them stories, sharing her faith, and teaching them life lessons. She was saved at age 17 at Hensley’s Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, in Sparta.
Mrs. McManus was preceded in death by her parents, Toy R. and Rachel Winnett Young, and special sister-in-law, Patricia Strohm.
Survivors include her husband of 26 years, David L. McManus; beloved daughter, Jennifer Lundy, of Knoxville; stepson, Leslie McManus, of Knoxville; special grandchildren, Joey Beeler, Ashlynn McManus, of Knoxville; sisters, Louise Johnson, of Sparta; Maxine Alexander and husband Mike, of New Market; brothers, L. D. Young, Michael Young, both of Sparta; brother-in-law, Paul McManus and wife Anna, of Knoxville; sister-in-law, Kathy Sharp and husband Charlie, of Knoxville; sister-in-law, Jean McManus, of Knoxville; special friend, Babette Beeler; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great- nephews.
A memorial service will be 7 p.m., Feb. 2, 2012, at Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel, in Knoxville, with Pastor Steve Merritt officiating. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m., Feb. 2, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fort Sumter Community Cemetery, P.O. Box 70283, Knoxville, TN 37938.
Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel, in Knoxville, is in charge of arrangements.