Jack Lee Manus

Jack Lee Manus

Jack Lee Manus, 82, of Lick Creek, died at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at his home.

He was born on July 24, 1938, in Muncie, Ind., the son of Wayne and Ruth Johnson Manus and later adopted by Lester and Izita Jenkins.

Mr. Manus worked for  the Delco Remy GM plant for 30 years before he retired.  He had a passion for restoring cars and loved attending old car shows. He also loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife and love of his life, Kay Cox; daughters LeaAnn (Brian) Nichols and Norma (Anthony) Norman, both of Muncie, Ind..; son Charles (Stephenie) Manus of Muncie, Ind.; five grandchildren, Andrew, Shawn, Selby, Colby and Monica; and three great-grandchildren, Brianna, Brooklynn and Alexia. He also had his beloved pets, Biscuit and Fido.

Mr. Manus was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Izita Jenkins.

A gathering for family and friends will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.  

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Cooper officiating, with full military honors by the U.S. Air Force and local veterans.  

Groups of 50 people at a time will be allowed in to pay their respects. Those  who attend the visitation and funeral service are requested to observe customarily accepted social distancing procedures.  All  of those who attend are reminded that, in accordance with recently announced State of Illinois guidelines, masks or face covering are required in public spaces.

Memorials can be made to the COPD Foundation and envelopes will be available at the funeral home. 

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family visit www.crainsonline.com.

The Gazette-Democrat

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