Atza Lottie Manuel, 73, of Bridgeport died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at her home.
Funeral was Oct. 8 at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport with Pastors Earnest Patterson and Jerry Pittman officiating. Burial followed at East Bridgeport Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Gerald Geer, William Gaines, Barry Whitehead, Glenn Davis, Michael Lewis and Alicia Griffin.
Atza was born Jan. 15, 1940, in Bridgeport to Mary Allen (Pittman) and Wesley Orse Jenkins. She was an LVN who enjoyed needlepoint, working in her yard and gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the Sunset Assembly of God Church.
She is survived by her son, Charles Anthony Manuel and wife, Lisa, of Bedford; daughter Sheila Davis and husband, Glenn, of Runaway Bay; sister Lela Lewis of Bridgeport; and grandchildren Colton Lane McCormick of Paradise, Brandon Chase McCormick of Runaway Bay and Justin Pope of Runaway Bay.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Wesley Manuel; her parents; and her brother, Clifton Tipper Cotton.