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In Loving Memory

April 23, 1940 – July 19, 2020


Barbara Mathews Manley, a native of Utica, MS and a resident of Mobile, AL, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at the age of 80.

Barbara was a teacher and taught for 37 years in Jackson, MS.  In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, decorating and bird watching.  Her family was a treasure to her, especially her four grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Donald Manley; parents, Willie Frank Mathews and Mattie Eliza Bragg Mathews; grandmother, Josie May Parker Mathews; siblings, Kenneth Mathews and Billie Jo Crawford; and her aunt and uncle who were very dear to her heart, Donald Russell Corey and Zouline Curry Corey.

Barbara is survived by her daughter, Shannon Snow (Jason) of Spanish Fort, AL; and son, Brian Manley (Katharine) of Auburn, AL; grandchildren, Jake Snow, Kate Snow, Cooper Manley and Kendrick Manley; two sisters, Jeanette Skinner and Alice Cook; sister-in-law, Mary Russell; and her dog, Mattie.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 31, 2020 at 1:00 PM at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 439 Azalea Road in Mobile.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Mark United Methodist Church, Mobile, Alabama.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com.  Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.