Margaret Lou Morrison Maninger passed away January 22, 2015 at the age of 79 years. Margie was born July 18, 1935 at Gainesville, Mo. the daughter of Afton and Earlene Patterson Morrison.
Margie was married June 23, 1956 to Robert Maninger at Wichita, Kansas. Margie was baptized at an early age and was a devout Christian with a bright future when she was diagnosed with debilitating mental illness, in her mid 20’s, which remained the rest of her life. Her needs were met, as much as possible, by her loving family especially her mother who went above and beyond what most would do.
Margaret Maninger is survived by one sister Marlene Morrison of Gainesville, three brothers Clay (Leona) of West Plains, Steve (Carolyn) of Nixa, Dave (Mary) of Gainesville and one sister in law Carlene Morrison of Gainesville. She was preceded in death by her parents one sister Marianna Hastings and husband Jim and one brother Stan.
The family would like to say a special thanks to NHC HealthCare of West Plains and Gainesville Health Care for the wonderful compassion and care they provided for Margie.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday February 7, 2015 at Smith Chapel church of Christ near Gainesville. Donations, if desired, requested to be sent to Fair Haven Childrens Home Strafford, Mo. Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville, directors.