Helen Mantooth Thomas, of Newport, died on March 6, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents; Agnes and Grover Mantooth; brother, Charles Mantooth; and great grandson, Leyton Wayne Reed. She is survived by her children, son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Nancy Bible of Alto, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Carlene and Larry Reed of Newport, Susan and Tom Claiborne of Knoxville; grandchildren, Josh Reed and wife Macie of Parrottsville, Kelli Bible and fiancé Rodney Goodson of Winder, GA and Alexander Benbow of Dallas, TX,; sister and brother-in-law Joy and Bob Lane; brother and sister-in-law, James and Pauline Mantooth; special friends, Linda Sue Combs and Clarence Duncan; and several nieces and nephews; special thanks to Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice Family and Spirit of the Smoky. Funeral service will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, March 8, 2012 at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Hensley officiating. Interment will be 10:00 am Friday, March 9, 2012 in Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm Thursday at Manes Funeral Home prior to the funeral services.
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Manes Funeral Home in charge.