We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Monroe
Kenneth Dewayne Mansfield was born January 26, 1964, in Monroe, Louisiana, to his deceased parents, Frank Mansfield, Sr., and Vera Lee George Mansfield.
Kenneth accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of the King Ollie Missionary Baptist Church, under leadership of Reverend S.L.V. Johnson, Reverend J.L. Cotton and Reverend John L. Perry, Sr.
Kenneth graduated from Carroll High School, class of 1983. While in high school, he played the tuba in the band. After graduation, Kenneth worked for the City of Monroe in the water department. After working for the City of Monroe, Kenneth worked numerous jobs throughout the city and the state.
Kenneth was known for his big heart, helping friends and family in whatever capacity needed. Kenneth was often assisting with grilling and cooking great dishes when called upon. He also drove his uncle Pete around when necessary. “Book” was also fondly known as “Gator” and “Renegade.” Kenneth loved and cherished his grandchildren.
He leaves to cherish his memories: wife, Christine Collins Mansfield; one daughter, Taylor Gray; one son, Kenderrious Gray; six grandchildren, Adrian, Quandarrius, Jr., Ava, Taylan, Kreed, and Kingsley; six brothers, Billy Baker (Ruthie), Charlie Mansfield, Patrick (Valentina) Mansfield, Darrell Joe (Evelyn) Mansfield, Frank, Jr., (Patricia) Mansfield, and Marcus (Tomeika) Mansfield; three sisters, Beverly Faye Davis, LaTosha Mansfield, and Frankie (Raymond) Eaton; aunts, Rosie Spencer and Ella Winfield; uncles, Joe “Pete” Mansfield and James Mansfield; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives throughout the states