James L. Manning
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James L. Manning
  • October 1, 1940 - June 1, 2017
  • Morgan City, Louisiana

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A native of Garden City, and lifelong resident of Morgan City, James "Jim" Manning passed away at the age of 76 on Thursday June 1st, 2017. Services will be held at Hargrave Funeral Home with visitation taking place on Sunday, June 4, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm and again on Monday, June 5, 2017 from 10am until time of services at 2pm. James will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery following completion of services.


He was a career law enforcement officer with the Morgan City Police Department and the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Department for a combined 33 years. After his retirement he enjoyed a second career as an oilfield personnel driver.


His is survived by his devoted wife of 32 years, Yvonne Fryou Manning; children Renee Chase of Baton Rouge; Kristy Hamer of Los Angeles; Milton Hamer and his wife Erica, of Baton Rouge; and Jennifer Hamer of Mandeville; his beloved grandchildren, Ruby and Hazel Weber and Vivian and Augustus Hamer; brother Bill Manning and wife Margaret of Morgan City; sister Annalee Leonard of Pensacola.


He was preceded in death by his father Bill W Manning; his mother Olive Leonard and his beloved second father, Lincoln 'Lee' Leonard; and his longtime canine companion, Mocha.

Arrangements under the direction of Hargrave Funeral Home, Morgan City, LA.