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Carlton Mann | 1938-2012

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Funeral for Carlton Mann, 74, of Greenwood, formerly of Bridgeport, is 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Central Fellowship Church in Decatur with Dr. Bill Hughes officiating. Burial is at Greenwood Cemetery.

Mann died Saturday, April 21, 2012, in Plano.

Born Jan. 4, 1938, in Decatur to Mary (Carlton) and Frank Mann, who were dairy farmers in the Bluett community, he served in the Army National Guard from 1956 to 1970.

Mann earned a master’s degree from the University of North Texas and taught for many years. He retired as assistant superintendent at Bridgeport ISD after 41 years of service.

Mann married Virginia Ann Pinkerton April 11, 1959, in Marietta, Okla. He was a cattle rancher, spent time outdoors and was a member of Singing Oaks Church of Christ.

Mann was preceded in death by sister Fidella Mann Gage.

He is survived by his wife; children Janet Gail Mann Armstrong and husband, Neil, of Bridgeport and Brent Edward Mann of Greenwood; grandchildren Alyssa Diane Armstrong and Sage Cheyenne Mann; great-grandsons Pierce Charles Carman and Tate Ryan Lingo; brothers Burt Ellis Mann of Odessa and L.W. Mann of Alvord; and sisters Christelle Mann Martin and Frankie Mann Miliara, both of Lewisville.

Pallbearers are Rusty Mann, Tim Mann, Craig Mann, Chuck Mann, Marcus Miliara and Bill Thetford.

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