Mary Clytee Manning


Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Clytee Manning were held Monday, February 8, 2021, at 1 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home with Dr. Jon Martin officiating. Burial followed in Mars Hill Cemetery in Winston County.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Manning, 87, of Philadelphia, died Friday, February 5, 2021.

She was a native of Winston County and a longtime resident of Philadelphia, MS.  She formerly owned Jack & Jill Daycare and later worked as a housekeeper at Philadelphia Middle School until her retirement. Mrs. Manning was a member of North Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughter, Sandra Martin (Ricky) of Philadelphia; son, Rayford Manning, Jr. (Tammy) of Noxapater; grandchildren, Craig, Patrick and Jon Martin, Rayford III, Bruce and Andrew Manning; great-grandchildren, Meg, Will, Seth, Ty, Anna Kay, Riley and  Mary Hannah Martin, Rafe, Caroline, Julia Kate, Lena and Owen Manning; siblings, Jerry Drury, Douglas Drury, Linda Fortune, Mavis Smith and Sherry Clay.

Mrs. Manning was preceded in death by her husband, Rayford Manning, Sr.; parents, Henry and Nona Drury; granddaughter, Elizabeth Manning; great-granddaughter, Faith Martin; siblings, Bernice Sisson, Joe Mack Drury, Travis Drury, Patsy Drury, Shirley Drury and Infant Janice Drury.

Pallbearers were grandsons, Dr. Craig Martin, Patrick Martin, Dr. Jon Martin, Rayford Manning, III, Bruce Manning, and Andrew Manning.

Honorary Pallbearers were great-grandsons, Will Martin, Riley Martin, Ty Martin, Seth Martin, Rafe Manning, and Owen Manning.

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