James Mangum

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Memorial services for James Mangum will be held at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Ruston, La., on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m.

He passed away on Oct. 19, 2007, in Austin following complications from surgery.

Jim was born on Dec. 5, 1933, in Big Sandy to Nye and Eunice Mangum who preceded him in death. Jim received a B.A. and M.A. from North Texas State University and a Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. He was a faculty member in the Department of Economics at Louisiana Tech University School of Business Administration from 1970 until his retirement.

He is survived by daughter, Caroline and husband Scott Conville and their children Caleb and Cade of Austin; son, Jeff Mangum and wife Astra Taylor of New York; sister, Carolyn and husband Bob Rush of Dallas; brother, Tom and wife Darlene of Houston; and nephews, niece and many other family members and friends.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Nov. 4, 2007