Lee R. Manners

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A funeral service to celebrate the life of Lee R. Manners, 93, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville with the Rev. Margaret Northen officiating. Burial will be in Jacksonville City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church for one hour prior to the service. Mr. Manners died Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Regional Medical Center in Anniston. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jetta Manners, of Jacksonville; two sons, Duff (Karen) Manners, of Alexandria and Keaton (Mindy) Manners, of Ragland; a daughter, Nedra Lee Manners, of Rome, Ga.; five grandchildren, Alicia (James) Vasquez, Anna (Jimmy) Harrell, Amy Manners, Tyler Manners and Morgan Manners; three great- grandchildren, Jameson Vasquez, Isaiah Vasquez and Lawson Lee Harrell; a sister, Elsie Wheeler, of Jacksonville and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Manners was a graduate of Phillips High School, Birmingham and the University of Alabama. He attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia and taught art at JSU for 31 years. He also taught art at Montevallo Elementary School and High School and Alabama College (University of Montevallo). He was a member and elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville and served his country in the U. S. Navy during World War II. Active pallbearers will be Dr. William A. Meehan, James Storey, Danny Bryant, Alan Cervalo, Rusty Jessup and Rudy Abbott. Mr. Manners was preceded in death by his parents, Millard and Susie Manners; two brothers, John and Millard Manners; two sisters, Dorothy Osborne and Hilda Shaw. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lee Manners Art Scholarship, c/o JSU Foundation, Inc., 700 Pelham Road North- Rock House, Jacksonville, AL 36265. Online condolences to the family at www.klbrownfuneralhome.com. K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center 322 Nisbet Street, N.W. Jacksonville, AL 36265 256.435.7042
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Published in The Anniston Star on Dec. 3, 2015
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