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Obituary for Manuel "Manny" Anthony Gouveia

Manuel "Manny" Anthony Gouveia, age 68 of Sparta, Tennessee passed away on Monday, October 23, 2023, at his home.

He was born February 26, 1955 in Oakland, California , and he was the son of the late Joseph Gouveia and the late Lorraine Santos Gouveia. He enjoyed motorcycles, fishing, and being outdoors. He loved being in his garden; he was an artistic gardener and landscaper. He was also a die hard Oakland Raiders fan. Everyone that Manuel met became family; he never met a stranger.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Joseph, and his brother, Jimmy Gouveia.

Survivors include:

Wife- Mona Gouveia of Spencer, TN

Daughter- Samantha Oxford (formerly Sarabeth Gouveia) (Brad)

Beauties- Charlotte "Chappy", Vincent "Vinny Shoes", Vashti "Lil Monkey"

Siblings- Anita Gouveia Taylor (Jesse), Jean Anne Gouveia, and Donald Gouveia (Herenn)

Mother-in-Law- Jean Campbell

Brother-in-Law-Keith Campbell (Debbra)

Sister-in-Law- Kelly Campbell and nephew, Caleb

His Golden Retriever- Tammy

Longtime Friend- Tommy Coker (Brenda)

Friends- Michael and Waya and all his neighbors by the lake.

Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews also survive.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the White County Animal Shelter in Manny's memory.

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