LEBANON -- Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, February 9 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mr. Manning, 91, of Lebanon.
Born April 2, 1917, in Wilson County, to the late Zebadee & Annie Johnson Manning Sr., he died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009 at Lebanon Health & Rehab. He was a member of the Bartons Creek Baptist Church and was a floor covering retailer in Florida for many years.
Services were conducted by Rev. Amos Wilson and Dr. John Cheetham. Interment followed at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: his wife of 70 years, Emile Halbert Manning; and children Joseph (Jacqueline) Manning of Atlanta, GA; Dr. Patsy (Jonathan Plitman) Manning of High Point, NC.
Also surviving: daughter in law Sandra G. Manning of Leesburg, FL; sisters Ruth Lowe of Lebanon; Kathryn Proctor of Nashville and Betty Sue Jennings of San Antonio, TX; grandchildren Kim (Russell) Marks of Charlotte, NC; Kelly (Peter) Beale of Palmetto, FL; Brian (Sheryl) Manning of New Port Richey, FL; James Scott Manning of Oldsmar, FL; Ethan (Clara) New of Lutz, F:; Jacob, Allison, and Noah Plitman all of High Point, NC; and seven great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son James R. "Jim" Manning; sister, Doris Manning; and brothers Ezra & Dee Manning Jr.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements by Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.