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Bennie Manion

May 31, 1943 ~ June 1, 2018 (age 75)

Bennie Manion passed away at his home east of Tishomingo on June 01, 2018 at the age of 75 years. Bennie was born on May 31, 1943 in Amarillo, TX to the late Earl “Cotton” Manion & Mrs. Sims.

Bennie was raised in Texas and California with the last 48 years of his life being spent in Johnston County. Bennie worked as a welder & carpenter. Some of the many hobbies Bennie enjoyed were Bowling, pool tournaments, woodworking, & his animals. Bennie was also a great dad & he loved his step children as if they were his own.

Bennie leaves behind to cherish his memory,

Son:                                       Shannon Manion of Milburn, OK


Daughters:                          Geneva Leyva of Tishomingo, OK

                                                Robin “Bobby” Everett of Tom Bean, TX

                                                Trula Justus of Rush Springs, OK

                                                Dian Green “Danny” of Ravia, OK

                                                Tracey Fulton of Tishomingo, OK


Sister:                                   Loretta Massingill of Tishomingo, OK


Bennie also leaves behind 15 wonderful grandchildren & 17 wonderful great-grandchildren.


Bennie was preceded in death by both of his parents, wife; Wilma Ruth Manion & 1 grandchild.

Memorial Services will be held on Saturday June 16 in the Minnie Hartwell Memorial Chapel at Tishomingo Funeral Home. Military Honors provided by The Chickasaw Honor Guard. Services are under the direction of Tishomingo Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at


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