JULY 5, 1938 – MARCH 25, 2023
Della Mae (Hyatt) Manning Risinger, also known as Dale, 84, of Bugscuffle, Texas passed away from this life on March 25, 2023. She was born on July 5, 1938, to the late Jess & Ethel (Hopkins) Hyatt. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Jack Hill Risinger; and sons, Jessie Ray Thompson and Robin Lyn Manning.
She is survived by brother, Eugene Hyatt; son, Michael Wayne Manning and wife Lisa; daughter, Delisa Ann (Manning) Hollingsworth and husband Craig; and daughter-in-law, Debbra Manning. She is also survived by the father of her children, Harry Clinton Manning and wife Linda. She has 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
She was a military wife for 21 years, traveling all over the world. She later moved to Bugscuffle with her husband Jack. She loved woodworking, puzzles, gambling, and coloring. They owned a sawmill and even built their own home. She was an avid farmer, canner, raised chickens, raised livestock, made her own wine, and took care of her family and home. She always had a hat on, her makeup done, and her fingernails painted!
A visitation will be held Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, 5400 North St, Nacogdoches, Texas 75965, followed by a funeral service at 2:00 PM officiated by Bro. Sonny Scarborough.
Della will be laid to rest in Glenfawn Cemetery, Cushing, Texas.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches.