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Irene N. Mann, a former resident of Big Spring, died in the early morning hours of May 26, at the age of 100 years, 5 months and 12 days, in Granbury, Texas, at the Trinity Mission Health and Rehab Center of Granbury.
Prior to her two months at the nursing home, she was a resident of Charterhouse at Lake Pointe in Granbury for the previous eight years, near her daughters and sons-in law, Marilyn and Bob Satterwhite of Granbury and Marlene and David Dibrell of Dallas.
Irene was born in Barton County, Mo., on Dec. 14, 1911, and married Elbert Jesse Mann on April 16, 1932. Elbert and Irene lived in Clovis, N.M., and in Big Spring, Texas, until they retired and returned to Missouri. In addition to her many civic activities she was a sales associate for J.C. Penney in Clovis and in Big Spring. Prior to his death, Elbert was a funeral director in Big Spring. She was active in Big Spring Chapter 67, Order of the Eastern Star, an advisor of Big Spring Rainbow Assembly 60, a member of the Social Order of the Beauceant and other fraternal and civic organizations.
She is survived by daughters Marlene and son-in-law David Dibrell, Marilyn and son-in-law Bob Satterwhite; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 5, at the First Baptist Church in Lamar.
Memorials may be made to the scholarship fund of the Texas Pot of Gold Foundation, P.O. Box 797625, Dallas, TX 75379, or to the OES Humanitarian Program-Scholarships, OES State Office, 1505 W. Division Street, Arlington 76012.