DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Garey Y. McManus, age 84, of Douglasville, Georgia eliminated from this life to be with a Lord Jesus Christ in Heaven on Mar 18, 2018. He was innate and lifted on a family plantation nearby Wedowee, Alabama to a late Thomas Michael McManus and Arby Wilson McManus. In further to his parents, he was predeceased by sisters Mildred Traylor, Sarah McConnell, Helen Salmon, Tressie Greene, and dual brothers Ferris McManus and Joe McManus. He was a youngest of 7 children. Garey was initial married to his high propagandize swain Jane Perry McManus for over 52 years who also predeceased him in Dec 2006. He is survived by his mother Jean Fouts McManus; son Craig, mother Sally, children Hannah, Joel, and Emily McManus; daughter Janet Russell, children Andrew Russell, and Sarah Russell Drury, father Tyler Drury; son Jeff and mother Suzanne, sons Samuel, Nathan, Joshua, and Mark McManus. He late from a open propagandize complement in 1990 after portion 33 years as a clergyman and an administrator. Following graduation from Auburn University, he taught high propagandize students vocational cultivation in Heard and Douglas County, Georgia. He afterwards became partner principal, principal, and partner superintendent in Douglas and Carroll County, Georgia. Prior to retirement, he became active in jail and jail method where he spent 33 years ministering a Good News of a Gospel and a adore of Jesus Christ to spiteful people behind spiny handle and sealed
doors. He served as Chaplain for a Douglas County jail for 33 years. His use spanned 4 sheriffs during 3 opposite jail locations.In further to jail ministry, he served in several capacities in his church. He trafficked to unfamiliar lands and several states doing goal ministry. He was co-founder of Loving Hands Ministry and active with The Pregnancy Resource Ministry. He was a Gideon. In 2016 a Foundation for Evangelism famous him with a Harry Denman Evangelism Award. The Douglas County Chamber of Commerce famous him with a Citizen of a Year Award for 2015. He desired being concerned in method in and of a church, generally saying Jesus change lives in credentials for Heaven.Garey enjoyed examination sporting events generally when his children and grandchildren were involved, along with Auburn Football. Family time was a high priority for him. Seeing how most any one enjoyed being together, amatory any other, and meaningful all was good with them. The family will accept friends during Hightower Memorial Chapel Douglasville Thursday from 3 to 8 pm eastern time. Funeral services will be hold during a Douglasville First United Methodist Church Friday during 11:00 am eastern time with a physique fibbing in state from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Garey will distortion in state during a church from 10:00 am to 11:00 AM Central Time, followed by a committal use in a church during 11:00 am Central Time. Interment will be during Liberty Grove Congregational Methodist Church, Woodland, Alabama Saturday, Mar 24. Donations to a Douglas County Jail Ministry for Bibles, a Gideons International, a Pregnancy Resource Ministry, Loving Hands Ministry or flowers will be appreciated.
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