Dorothy Louise Manning
Dorothy Louise Manning of Pauls Valley passed away September 24, 2019 in Plano, Texas at the age of 91 years.
Dorothy Louise Parks was born September 28, 1927 in Paris, Arkansas to Annie Faye (Horne) Parks and Orby John Parks.
Dorothy and W.R. "Jelly" Manning were married on November 27, 1953. She is a retired telephone operator from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, now A.T.& T. Dorothy was a member of Pauls Valley Trinity Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Orby and Faye Parks; her husband, W.R. "Jelly" Manning; brothers, Jack Parks and Bill Parks; and sister, Ann Schooley.
She is survived by her two daughters - Debbie Sewell and her husband Tommy (Plano, Texas), and Mary Gentry and her husband Tim (Oklahoma City, Okla.); five grandchildren - Rachel Denbow, Sarah Bonvouloir and her husband Jason, Joseph Gentry and his wife Melaney, Shannon Compere and her husband Ryan, and Richard Sewell and his wife Cami; nine great-grandchildren - Sebastian, Ruby and Smith Denbow, and Bayleigh, Brookelynn and Brynnleigh Bonvouloir, and Fenton Sewell, Piper Gentry and Adeline Compere; one sister, Elizabeth Loftis; one brother, A.W. Parks and his wife Norma; and various nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, September 27, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Rev. Terry Mott and Dr. Tim Gentry.
Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family's guestbook at
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the following charities: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) 825 NE 13th St., Oklahoma City, OK. 73104, Oklahoma Jail and Prison Ministries, 2629 W. 1-44 Service Rd. Ste 204, Oklahoma City, OK. 73112 or any other charity of your choice.
Published on September 24, 2019


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