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Patricia (Maloy) McManus, 69
by Report submitted · June 1st, 2017

Patricia Anna Lee (Maloy) McManus, 69, of Marion, passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017, at her home. Celebration of Life was held from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion, with a Memorial Service beginning at 3 p.m. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Stuttgart, Arkansas.

Patricia is survived by her daughters, Kara Kelly Martin of Marion and Erika (Lee) Kelly Godfrey of Billings, Montana; grandsons, Roark Martin and Ryan Martin; brother, Danny (Debbie) Maloy; sister, Brenda Levey; aunt, Henrietta McGinnis Morris; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Michael

Patricia was born on July 20, 1947, in Forest City, Arkansas, the daughter of Lee and Idella (McGinnis) Maloy. She graduated from Stuttgart High School and attended Arkansas State University. Patricia married Patrick Kelly in 1971. They had two daughters, Kara and Erika; they later divorced. She married Michael McManus in Stuttgart, Arkansas. Patricia worked as a flight attendant for Frontier Airlines, real estate agent for Remax, and as a sales associate for Konecny Insurance before retiring in 2015. She was a proud member of the Delta Beta Sigma Sorority. Patricia was known for her sassiness, unpredictable wit, southern charm, beautiful smile and bright lipstick. She loved spending time with her family and many friends, sharing laughter and love.

Memorials may be directed to The Chordoma Foundation for cancer research in Patricia's memory at

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