Mora J. Manier Karnes
Mrs. Mora J. Karnes, 85, formerly of the Galatia area, died Wednesday, June 25, 1997, at 10:25 p.m. at the home of John and Donnie Kay Howat and two children, Amy and Amanda Howat. Mrs. Karnes had been staying with the Howat family in Pittsburg. She was born on July 21, 1911, in Williamson County to the late Charles and Sidney Milligan Manier.
On Oct. 5, 1935, she married Harold Karnes and he preceded her in death on Jan. 12, 1981. She was preceded in death by one brother, George Robert Manier and one sister, Mary Alice Manier.
Mrs. Karnes was a member of Bethel Missionary Church, where her funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. John Howat will officiate and burial will be in Bethel Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Sloan Funeral Home in Galatia and after 9:30 a.m. at the church until service time.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Hospice of Southern Illinois.
The Daily Register, Harrisburg, Illinois