Betty J. Manson, 67, of Texarkana, Texas, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Manson was born Sept. 10, 1945, in Dallas. She was retired. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Manson.

Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Richard and Sharon Manson of Irving, Texas, and Jerry Manson of Lutz, Fla.; one daughter and son-in-law, Rosemary and Ryan Nikkel of Arvada, Colo.; three sisters, Martha Williams of Texarkana, Mary Jackson of Grand Prairie, Texas, and Roma Clements of Irving, Texas; two brothers, Cleyopha Cody of Antlers, Okla., and Lonnie Cody of Fort Worth, Texas; four grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. today at Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas with Robert Mularski officiating. 

Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Online registration is at

texarkanafuneralhome.com.



Published: 10/14/2012