James Herbert Manning, age 89, of Doraville, passed away on Tuesday,
December 31, 2013.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, with Dr. Mike Cordle officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Tucker.
A native of Paint Rock, AL, Mr. Manning was retired as a Battalion Chief with the Dekalb County Fire Department. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tucker.
Preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Manning, he is survived by his daughter, Pat Helton of Stone Mountain; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Terri Manning of Spartanburg, SC; grandchildren, Chris Helton, Kevin Helton (Michelle), Mathew Manning and Meridith Robinson (Jeramy); great grandchildren, Zachary Helton and Joshua Helton.
The family will receive friends on Saturday for one hour prior to the service from 12:00 - 1:00 PM at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, (770) 564-2726.