Manning Brooks Mahaffee Sr., age 69, of Tennessee, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013.
Manning was born January 10, 1944 in Charlotte, NC to the late James S. Mahaffee, Sr. and Elizabeth Small Mahaffee. Manning served in the US Army from 1966 – 68 and was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in the Vietnam War. He worked as a dispatcher and retired from CSX Transportation in Jacksonville, Florida.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Ann Mahaffee and one brother, James S. Mahaffee, Jr.
Survivors include his son Manning Brooks Mahaffee, Jr, of Carrabelle, FL.; one daughter, Kristi M. Weeks and husband, Chris of Helena, Georgia; one sister, Francis M. Black and one brother, Charles R. Mahaffee. He is also survived by three grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was conducted at the Caroleen-Avondale-Henrietta Cemetery with Reverend David Hawkins officiating. Military honors were accorded by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family of Mr. Mahaffee.