Helen Marie Manning Bellevue Helen Marie Manning, age 86, of Bellevue, died February 10, 2013 at W Dr. Assisted Living. She was born November 25, 1926, the daughter of Mark and Alta (Moore) Berry in Assyria Twp., Michigan. Helen married Marr J. Manning December 7, 1943 and he preceded her in death on August 11, 1993. She worked as a welder for United Steel & Wire retiring in 1967 after 21 years. Helen was a member of the Barry County Farm Bureau. She is survived by her daughter, April M. (Gary) Gorman of Vermontville; brother Frank Berry of Oklahoma; sisters Evelyn Glassner of Battle Creek, Fern Starr of Charlotte, Carol Newberry of Battle Creek, and Katherine Andersen of Battle Creek. Helen is also survived by granddaughter Katie Gorman and grandson Marr Gorman. Helen was preceded in death by her parents; brother James Berry; sisters Frances Root and Mable Van Orman. Helen enjoyed country music, being outdoors, being on the farm 1946 - 2009. She especially loved her grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 at Shaw Funeral Home, Lehman Chapel where funeral services will take place at 12:00 p.m. Interment will be at Hicks Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a
or Oaklawn Home Care. The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home, Lehman Chapel. www.shawfuneralhome.com
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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Feb. 12, 2013