Thomas (Tommy) Jerry Manley Jr

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Thomas (Tommy) Jerry Manley Jr, age 60, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away Saturday morning, December 16, 2023, in his home. He was born July 15, 1963, in Kennett, Missouri, the son of Jerry and Patricia (Wright) Manley.

Tommy was a 1981 graduate of Malden High School in Malden, Missouri and received his associate degree in business from Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He was in Sales and management for over 30 years and was last employed with Wilmoth Enterprises, in Mt. Vernon, Missouri. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and being with his family.

On September 1, 1984, he married Pam James, in Malden, Missouri.

Tommy is survived by his wife of 39 years, Pam; his mother, Patricia Manley, of Aurora, Missouri; two sons, Tyler Manley and his wife, Jackie, of Eureka Springs, Arkansas and Seth Manley and spouse, Travis, of Hendersonville, Tennessee; one sister, Tammy Goodrich and her husband, John, of Urbana, Missouri and two grandsons, Cullen and Warren Manley of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

Tommy was preceded in death by his father, Jerry, and grandparents, John and Edna Manley and Robert and Wilda Wright.

A visitation will be held from 10-1l a.m. on Saturday, December 30, 2023, at Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora with a memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. in funeral home chapel.

The service will be live streamed on Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home Facebook page.

For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be made payable to the American Cancer Society, in care of the funeral home.

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