Roberta "Gal" Manning Best age 70, departed this life on June 1, 2017 at Navicent Health and Medical Center in Macon GA. She was born April 23, 1947, in Quitman GA to the late Joe and Ethel Manning. She graduated from Pinevale High School and retired from Hampton Inn in 2005. She united in holy matrimony to William Carl Best Jr in 1988, to whom she loved dearly. She was a faithful member of Evangel Temple Church. She leaves to cherish her memories to her loving and devoted husband William C. Best Jr. of 29 years that stood by her side through the good and bad times.. Her loving children: Leo Donaldson Jr, Jacksonville FL. Reginald Donaldson, Valdosta GA, Bridgette Manning, Valdosta Ga. Eight Grandchildren, Mahoganey L. Moss, Terasjah Donaldson, Anari Donaldson, Ariyah Donaldson, Rachel M. Donalson, Zalayah Donaldson, Reginald K. Donaldson, Izannah Donaldson. Surviving Siblings: Sarah Manning, Ruby N. Copeland, Erman (Dorothy) Manning, Daron Manning, Ulysses (Edna) Manning all of Valdosta Ga. Four Sister-in-laws: May Manning, Maxine Manning, Jocelyn Best, Diane Best. One Brother-in-law: James (Virginia) Best. One surviving Aunt: Eva Manning Loving friends Sheila Mitchell, Beulah Denson and Cynthia Maxwell. Two Friends proceeded her in death: Rosemary Stanford and Jewel Brown. Special nieces and nephews Fred Manning (Dot), Erma Manning, James Manning, Earlene Carter Sam), Cynthia- Hunter Manning, Sharon Gay. A host of amazing nieces and nephews, family friends and Evangel Temple Church Family. Home-Going celebration will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday June 11, 2017 at Evangel Temple Church in Valdosta Ga. Public viewing will be held Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 12-6 P.M. also at Evangel Temple Church. Eric A. Brown & Son Funeral Home.
Published on  June 8, 2017