Manuel Perez, 98, of Russellville, formerly of Marianna, died Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Johnson County Regional Hospital in Clarksville. The son of Pauline Romero, he was born January 16, 1921 in Sinton, TX. He married Polly Thomas, on October 29, 1947 at Corpus Christi, TX. He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II. He was a Farmer with Miller Farms. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Dardanelle, AR where he served as deacon, and formerly in First Presbyterian Church of Marianna. He enjoyed hunting, Crappie fishing, woodworking, gardening and spending time with family.
He was preceded in death by his mother; two grandchildren, Aaron Head and Emily Head.
Manuel is survived by his wife, Polly Perez of Russellville; two daughters, Mary Alicia Davis (Robert) of Russellville; Barbara Perez Head of Little Rock; three sons, J.R. Perez (Cindy) of Pottsville; David Perez (Joyce) of North Little Rock; Rick Perez (Cheryl) of Dover; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be held at 10:00AM, Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Humphrey Chapel. Rev. Kelley Pearson will officiate. Burial will be at 3 pm at Marianna Memorial Park Cemetery in Marianna, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 9:00 am to 10:00 am, on Saturday, at the funeral home. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com.
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