In memory of
LIZZIE R. MANGUM
MANGUM, LIZZIE R. Lizzie R. Mangum, 86, of Hamden, entered eternal rest on January 5, 2017. She was the widow of Joseph Mangum. Mrs. Mangum was born in Wilson, NC on April 15, 1930, a daughter of the late Leonard Hall and Flonnie Lucas Hall. Prior to retiring, she was employed at Robby Len Co. as a Seamstress. Lizzie leaves to cherish her memories four daughters and six sons; William Long of Ohio, Edward Barnes (Hazel) of Leland, NC, Juanita Harrell (James) of Hamden, CT, Deloris McNair (Odell) of Orange, CT, Junious Barnes (Carolyn) of New Haven, CT, Marvin Barnes of East Haven, CT, Ron Magnum (Karen) of Southampton, Bermuda, Gwendolyn McCray of Rocky Mount, NC, Sharon Snipes-Harrison of New Haven, CT and John Mangum (Nadine) of West Haven, CT. She also leaves one brother, Louis Hall; a sister in-law, Novella McMillian, 22 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by a son, Leo Barnes; brothers, Gene Woods and Wiley Lucas; and a sister, Annie Lee Ellis. A celebration of Mrs. Mangum’s life and legacy will be held Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Matthew’s UFWB Church, 400 Dixwell Ave., New Haven. Viewing will be held at the church from 10:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Professional services entrusted to Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Online guestbook available curvinkcouncil.com
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