Austin Michael Manning, age 17 of Kodak, TN. passed away on May 2, 2012 at Children’s Hospital in Knoxville, TN.
Austin was born on June 6, 1994 in Salisbury, North Carolina. He attended North View Middle School and was presently attending Sevier County High School, a student In Mrs. Vaughn’s Special Ed. Class.
Austin loved school, going bowling and swimming with his class room. He loved working in the school store and he always enjoyed Special Olympics with his class.
Austin Is survived by his father, Christopher Manning; brother, Christopher D. Manning; grandparents, Leo and Ellie Graves; uncle, Cadet Moriarty, Jr. all of Kodak, TN. aunt and uncle, Jennifer Moriarty and Tony Lee; cousins, Haylee and Tony Lee Jr. from North Carolina.
A Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 P.M. Friday, May 18, 2012 at the Chapel of the First Baptist Church of Sevierville located at the corner of Parkway and Church Street with Randy McCloud officiating.
The family will receive friends 5:00-6:00 P.M. prior to the service on Friday.
Rawlings Funeral Home In charge of local arrangements