Kelly Dodd Mangrum

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Kelly Dawn Mangrum

Kelly Dawn Mangrum, 41, of Paragould, passed from this life Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born March 9, 1972, in Blytheville, she had lived most of her life in Manila and was a 1990 graduate of Manila High School. She later received a B.S. degree in accounting from Arkansas State University and was an inventory analyst for Tenaris Hickman in Blytheville. She was a member of the Westside Baptist Church in Manila and had lived in Paragould since 2010.

Survivors include her husband, Keith Mangrum of the home; a son, Hunter Dodd of Manila; a daughter, Jonna Dodd of Jonesboro; three stepsons, Brett Mangrum, Brenden Mangrum and Aadon Mangrum, all of Paragould; two stepdaughters, Kristen Mangrum and Aubree Mangrum, both of Paragould; her mother and stepfather, Shirley and Virgil Hitchcock of Bryant; her father and stepmother, Grant and Beverly Thorn of Blytheville. She also leaves her paternal grandmother, Betty Thorn of Manila; her maternal grandfather, Lester Aldridge of Bryant; and her sister and brother-in-law, Jamie and Randall Dickson of Gosnell.

Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the First Baptist Church in Manila with Rev. Ray Dill officiating. Burial will follow in Manila Cemetery under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila. The family received visitors Monday evening from 6-8 at the church.

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