Obituary of Irene McManus
Graveside services for Irene Benefield McManus, 93, of Wedowee will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2023, at 2:00 PM GA time at North Atlanta Memorial Park at 5188 Winters Chapel Road, Dunwoody, GA 30360 with Dr. Thomas Elliott officiating and Benefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00-3:00 PM AL time on Saturday, February 18, 2023.
Mrs. McManus passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at The Retreat in Buford, Georgia.
Survivors include: one daughter, Rita M. Osborn of Hoschton, GA; one grandchild, Carla U. Hoenshel; four great-grandchildren, Abbi Palmieri, Ryan Palmieri, Natalie Hoenshel and Nathaniel Hoenshel; and two sisters, Sara Kirby and Idell Wilder, both of Anniston, Alabama.
A Roanoke native, Mrs. McManus was born on March 16, 1929, the daughter of Guy Felton and Mattie Bell Owens Benefield. She was a member of Green’s Chapel Methodist Church and worked at Rich’s in Atlanta before retiring. Mrs. McManus was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roland P. McManus; a son, Cleveland Earl McManus; a daughter, Donna Lee Couch; a son-in-law, John E. Osborn; two sisters, Mary Browning and Francis Kirby; and two brothers, Morgan Benefield and Guy F. Benefield.