Marie Lee Hamilton Manire, 96, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014 in Fort Worth.
Funeral service will be 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014 in Mount Olivet Chapel. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Mount Olivet.
Marie was born to Fred Lee and Maggie Nokes Hamilton on June 2, 1917, in Fort Worth. She graduated from North Side High School in 1935 and went to work at the Continental National Bank, where she met her husband, E.L. Manire Jr. They were married 66 years at the time of his death in 2007.
She had been a member of Fort Worth Bankers' Wives, North Fort Worth Women's Club, Ridglea Business and Professional Association and Ridglea Country Club.
In 1980, Marie and E.L. moved back to her family's hometown of Corsicana where they developed and lived in Hamilton Acres. In Corsicana she was a member of the Kinsloe House, Corsicana Women's Club and James Blair Chapter of the DAR.
In 2000, Marie and E.L. returned to Fort Worth where they resided at Lakewood Village Retirement Center and became members of Trinity Christian Church.
Marie was predeceased by her husband, E.L.; her son, Lawrence "Larry" Hamilton Manire; her brother, Charles Daniel Hamilton; and her twin sister, Mildred Reily.
Survivors include her son, John R. Manire and his wife, Jan; daughter-in-law, Bobbye Manire; grandsons, Kirk Lee Manire and wife, Misty, Keith Lee Manire and wife, Lee Ann; great-grandchildren, Baylor, Easton, Khloe and C. J. Manire. Marie is also survived by step-grandchildren, Damon B. Alexander and wife, Katie, Paige Alexander Sugg and husband, Russell, and G. Parrish Glover; three step-great-grandchildren; three step-great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces.
Arrangements by Mount Olivet Chapel, Greenwood Funeral Homes, Fort Worth.