Kenneth E. Manion of Beebe, Arkansas passed away September 11, 2021 at the age of 95. Kenneth was born in Ward and grew up in Lonoke, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents John B. and Mamie Webb Manion, his brother Jerry Manion, his brother Doyle Manion, his sister Opal Coleman, and his nephew Dr. Jerry Manion.
Kenneth served in the United States Army in the years directly following World War II in an armored tank division. Following his time in the military, he served as a civilian contractor.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Juanita and her children; his daughter, Gisela Allen and her husband Jim; his grandchildren, Ryan and Janet Allen and Cari and Tate Rector; 5 of his favorite people- his great-grandchildren: Gracie and Ellie Allen and Brody, Reed, and Gus Rector; his nephews Dickie Manion and Johnny Manion and a special first cousin Melba White and her husband Don.
Graveside service will be held at Lonoke Cemetery at 5 pm on Thursday, September 16, 2021.
Kenneth's family would like to thank Arkansas Hospice for their care and support as well as the Veterans Administration.