Virginia Manning

August 5, 1935 ~ June 15, 2022

Virginia Ann Manning, 86, of Farmington passed away June 15, 2022 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born August 5, 1935 in St. Louis. Virginia was a member of the First Baptist Church of Farmington. She retired from Florsheim Shoe Company in St. Louis. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, loved dancing at the local senior centers, and also enjoyed making ceramics, quilting and cross stitching. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Eva (Cunningham) Stewart; first husband, Fern Walter Lee Smith; second husband, John Edward Manning; grandson, Robert Chartrand Halbrook; great-grandson, Robert Dillon Karn; sister, June Valentine; two brothers, James Stewart and Harold Stewart.

Virginia is survived by her daughter, Tammy Halbrook and husband Bill, Sr.; seven grandchildren, Patricia Ann (Mark) Whitaker, John Anthony (Lori) DeJessa, Joseph LeRoy (Cathy) Smith; Don (Theresa) Halbrook, Michelle (Marty) Jackson, William (Michelle) Halbrook, Jr.; Jackie (Terry) Duffel; eighteen great-grandchildren; Ryan, Noah, Lucas, Skyla, Cheyanne, Jackson, Kiersten, Cody, William III, Winter, Harper, Poppy, Holdyn, Constance, Joshua, Ireland, Terri, Mikayla; five great-great-grandchildren, Luna, Lane, Beau, Audrey, Luke. Several nieces, nephews and two special step-children; Charles W. (Cassie) Smith, their children, Cathy, Christy, and Charles, Jr.; Goldie (Wayne) DeGroot, their children, Donnie, Beverally, and preceded in death Timothy Smith.

Visitation will be held Sunday, June 19, 2022 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home – Taylor Chapel in Farmington. Visitation will resume at 8:30 AM on Monday at the C.Z. Boyer & Son – Taylor Chapel in Farmington with the Funeral Service beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Thomas Howell Cemetery in Weldon Spring, MO. Memorials may be made to Thomas Howell Cemetery.   

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  1. I will miss you mom, may you rest in peace and enjoy eternal life with your family and friends until we meet again.

  2. MAMA … I MISS U SO MUCH ALREADY AND IN HOPES U R STILL PROUD OF ME FROM AFAR TODAY.. THANKS FOR LOVING ME – NEVER GIVEN UP ON ME AND BEING THE WORLDS BEST MAMA EVER.. I LOVE U SO — SOO MUCH…PATTI ANN❤️‍🩹

  3. John and I offer our deepest sympathy & prayers to Joe and family upon the loss of this wonderful lady. May God sustain you and lift you up..always.

  4. I love and miss you. Buy hey, we never found that cat. Hope you did and will tell me about it when we see each other again.

  5. LOVE YOU AROUND THE WORLD AND BACK – MAMA – MISSING YOUR DAILY CALLS… I HOPE YOUR DANCING IN THE SKY.. FLY HIGH…R.I.P. 💕

  6. MAMA.. HOPE YOU HAD THE BEST 87TH BDAY 🥳IN HEAVEN W LOVED ONES THIS YEAR.. I LOVE AND MISS MORE THAN YOU WILL EVER KNOW.. GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN.. 💜 YOU WERE MY FOREVER CONSTANT IN LIFE AND I CAN NEVER EXPRESS MY SINCERE THANK YOU ENOUGH..🫂

  7. MAMA.. HOPE YOU HAD THE BEST 87TH BDAY 🥳IN HEAVEN W LOVED ONES THIS YEAR.. I LOVE AND MISS MORE THAN YOU WILL EVER KNOW.. GONE BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN.. 💜 YOU WERE MY FOREVER CONSTANT IN LIFE AND I CAN NEVER EXPRESS MY SINCERE THANK YOU ENOUGH..🫂

  8. WORKING ON FINISHING UP YOUR HEADSTONE FROM US ALL MAMA .. MISS U MORE W EVERY PASSING DAY.. LOVE U AROUND THE WORLD – BACK.. HOPE U LOVE IT.. #BIRDS

  9. WORKING ON FINISHING UP YOUR HEADSTONE FROM US ALL MAMA .. MISS U MORE W EVERY PASSING DAY.. LOVE U AROUND THE WORLD – BACK.. HOPE U LOVE IT.. #BIRDS

  10. WORKING ON FINISHING UP YOUR HEADSTONE FROM US ALL MAMA .. MISS U MORE W EVERY PASSING DAY.. LOVE U AROUND THE WORLD – BACK.. HOPE U LOVE IT.. #BIRDS

  11. SURE DO MISS U MAMA GOING INTO THIS FALL SEASON.. LOVE U AROUND THE WORLD AND BACK.. HAPPY FALL – MAMA..

  12. HAPPY HALLOWEEN MAMA WE ALL SURE MISSED YOUR TREAT BAGS THIS YEAR AT YOUR APARTMENT COMPLEX WE ALL TRULY LOVE AND MISS YOU SO MUCH.. FLY HIGH.. PATTI -XO

  13. HEADSTONE BACK FINALIZED GETTING SANDBLASTED TO SET UP AT YOUR GRAVE SITE SOON WE ALL HOPE U LOVE IT AND MAMA WE ALL SURE DO MISS YOU BUNCHES.. FLY HIGH.. XO PATTI

  14. WE HAVE ALL FINALIZED YOUR HEADSTONE MAMA AWAITING SANDBLAST AND SETUP HOPE TO GET IT BY END OF YEAR AND YOU LOVE IT.. FLY HIGH MAMA – LOVE U AROUND THE WORLD – BACK – PATTI

  15. MAMA.. HOPE YOU ARE ENJOYING YOUR FIRST CHRISTMAS WITH FAMILY IN HEAVEN.. YOU ARE LOVED AND MISSED BEYOND MEASURES.. HUG ALL MY LOVED ONES I TRULY MISS HERE ON EARTH AND CANNOT WAIT TO SEE YOU / THEM ALL AGAIN ONE DAY…I LOVE YOU AROUND THE WORLD AND BACK…PATTI ANN XOXO

  16. MAMA.. HOPE YOU ARE ENJOYING YOUR FIRST CHRISTMAS WITH FAMILY IN HEAVEN.. YOU ARE LOVED AND MISSED BEYOND MEASURES.. HUG ALL MY LOVED ONES I TRULY MISS HERE ON EARTH AND CANNOT WAIT TO SEE YOU / THEM ALL AGAIN ONE DAY…I LOVE YOU AROUND THE WORLD AND BACK…PATTI ANN XOXO

  17. Candle 8OUR MAMA.. HAPPY BIRTHDAY IN HEAVEN IN HOPES TO HAVE YOUR HEADSTONE SET THIS MONTH FOR YOU.. WE ALL LOVE AND MISS YOU HERE ON EARTH MORE THAN YOU EVER KNEW WAS POSSIBLE.. LOVE YOU AROUND THE WORLD AND BACK…MISS U MORE .. LOVE XO PATTI ANN


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