On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, Herman Alvie "Pete" Mann, age 68, courageously completed his journey on Earth. Pete was born on Wednesday, April 13, 1949, in Checotah, Oklahoma to George and Audery (Wilson) Mann. He happily married the love of his life, Carlene Brooks, on April 22, 1969 in Shady Grove. Pete devoted at least 30 years of his life to Owens-Illinois before retiring.
He is preceded in death by his loving parents, George and Audery. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carlene, his 2 sisters; Elsie and her husband Ronnie, and Evelyn, his 3 sons; Lewis and his wife Shelby, Mark, and Robert, 8 grandchildren; Chelsea and her husband Andrew, Marc, Jordan, Katie, Hailey, Trevor, Christian, and Harbor, 3 great grandchildren; Nevaeh, Jonah, and Miah, his cousin Linda Montgomery, and an abundant amount of extended family members and lifelong friends.
The celebration of Pete's life will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 17, 2017, at the Kelley Memorial Chapel with Jimmy Davis officiating. Pallbearers are Marc Pollard, Jordan Mann, Trevor Mann, Christian Adams, Jimmy Jackson and Tony Compassi. Honorary pallbearers are Jackie Brooks, Stanley Brooks, Ronnie Morgan, Thomas Vaughn, Bob Montgomery and William "Bill" Kite. Burial followed at the Triplett Cemetery under the direction of Hunn, Black, & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hbmfuneralhome.com.
Published on  July 13, 2017