Joyce E. Manning, 81, of Alpena, died Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at home.

Joyce Meno was born Feb. 23, 1933, in Alpena to the late Walton E. and Averill (Keetch) Meno and had been a life-long resident of the Alpena area. She married Donald Manning on Aug. 5, 1950, in Alpena. He preceded her in death on May 26, 2011. Joyce and her husband were the owners of Manning Meat Market in Lachine. She was a life-long member of TriPoint Church of God in Alpena.

Surviving are four children, Linda Manning of Alpena, Roger (Jean) Manning of Virginia, Minn., Wally (Bobette) Manning of Lachine, Lisa Johnson of Houghton Lake, Mich.; five grandchildren, Andrew (Alisha), Jeni, Brandon, Brittany, Jesse, Jennifer, Michelle, Kristy; two great-grandchildren, Arabelle, Alilia; nine step-great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Linnea Manning of Virginia, Minn. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Dallas and a great-grandson, Ashland.

Joyce Manning is at McWilliams Funeral Home – Alpena where friends may call on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. and on Monday, May 19, 2014, at TriPoint Church of God from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. with Rev. TJ Witherell officiating. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the family. Online condolences may be registered at