Carl Junior Mans, 84, of Walcott, passed away at his home on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021.

Born March 27, 1936, in Cowell, he was the son of the late Thurman and Pearly Mans. Carl was united in marriage to Mary Louise Brown on Nov. 5, 1958. He served in the U.S. Army as a PFC from 1955-1957. He was a self-employed central heat and air and appliance repairman. He also worked at Arkansas Glass in Jonesboro until he retired. He loved fishing, gardening and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He also loved playing a good game of checkers.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Brown Mans; a daughter, Lisa Ann Prescott; his parents, Thurman and Pearly Mans; three sisters, Tessie Mans, Alene Jackson and Iva Parks; and three brothers, J.W. Mans, Herbert Mans and Kenneth Mans.

Survivors include four children, Larry (Sonia) Mans of Walcott, Kathy Elliott, of Oxford, Miss., Sandy Fender of Walnut Ridge, and Debbie (Wayne) Widener of Armorel; two brothers, Gary Mans of Pocahontas, and Leon Mans of Georgia; two sisters, Glenda Sue Moody of Walnut Ridge, and Shirley Shultz of Reno; 12 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 22, at 1 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Home, with funeral services following at 2 p.m.

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