Elizabeth Manns Casey, 93, of New River, Va., died on Friday, June 2, 2017, at New River Valley Medical Center.
She was born in New River, VA. on September 5, 1923 to the late James Garfield, Sr. and Hattie Austin Manns. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gladwynn H. Casey, son, Randy C. Casey, two granddaughters, Lisa Burley and Mary Elizabeth Grubb, sisters, Christine Hopkins, Lillian Valentine, Betty Casey, brothers, James Manns, Jr., Andrew Manns.
Mrs. Casey was a lifetime member of First Missionary Baptist Church, New River.
She was also a member of the Radford Garden Club, as well as an avid worker for Relay for Life. She worked at Radford University and retired from St. Jude Catholic Church.
She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, John W. (Buddy) Manns, Rickie and Maxine Casey, daughters and son-in-law, Pattra Hampton, Sharon Burley, Beverly Grubb, Laura and Bobby Terry, grandchildren, Kenny Hampton and wife, Marlena, Jonathan Manns, Monica Robinson and husband, Jimmy, Shawn West, Randy Grubb and wife, Natasha, Austin Casey, Markeshia Terry, great-grandchildren, Halla Jackson, Madison Robinson, Ian Hampton, Wesley Robinson, Promise West, Precious West, J.D. Grubb, Nia Grubb, sisters, Flossie Brown, Nenzerine Lewis, Ava Pope, brothers and sister-in-law, Charles and Caroline Manns, John H. Manns, special niece, Patricia Thompson, special friend, Louise Harvey.
Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the First Missionary Baptist Church, New River, with the Rev. Montie E. Brown officiating.
Interment will follow in the Sunrise Burial Park, Fairlawn. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Thursday prior to the service at the church. Friends may call today from 11-5 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.