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John Franklin Manning
MANNING, Mr. John Franklin, "Red," age 96, of South Hill, died Monday, April 5, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Myrtle H. Manning of the home; and his children, John L. "Johnny" Manning (Tammy) and Joan M. Walz (Steve), both of South Hill. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Rachel Wright (Alan), Morgan Thomas (Chris), Hunter Manning, Rob Walz (Angiel) and Leetah Walz; and great-grandchildren, Kate and Charles Aubrey Wright, James and Virginia Thomas and Brady, Finn and Bailey Walz. John was predeceased by his sisters, Rosa "Bootsy" Ashworth, Iris Overton; and brother, George "Monty" Manning. Mr. Manning was one of the few remaining WWII veterans of this area, having proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He participated in the invasion of Normandy on Omaha Beach and served in France, Germany and Austria. For this service, he received the American Theater Service Medal, European African Middle Eastern Service Medal and World War II Victory Medal. When he returned home from the war, he began working at Watkins Motor Company, where he worked as a mechanic and service manager for 47 years. John was a lifetime member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, where he served as Treasurer and Trustee for many years. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family requests memorial considerations in his memory be directed to Shiloh United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be shared at farrarfuneralhome.net . Farrar Funeral Home of South Hill is serving the Manning family.
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In memory of
John Franklin Manning
MANNING, Mr. John Franklin, "Red," age 96, of South Hill, died Monday, April 5, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Myrtle H. Manning of the home; and his children, John L. "Johnny" Manning (Tammy) and Joan M. Walz (Steve), both of South Hill. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Rachel Wright (Alan), Morgan Thomas (Chris), Hunter Manning, Rob Walz (Angiel) and Leetah Walz; and great-grandchildren, Kate and Charles Aubrey Wright, James and Virginia Thomas and Brady, Finn and Bailey Walz. John was predeceased by his sisters, Rosa "Bootsy" Ashworth, Iris Overton; and brother, George "Monty" Manning. Mr. Manning was one of the few remaining WWII veterans of this area, having proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He participated in the invasion of Normandy on Omaha Beach and served in France, Germany and Austria. For this service, he received the American Theater Service Medal, European African Middle Eastern Service Medal and World War II Victory Medal. When he returned home from the war, he began working at Watkins Motor Company, where he worked as a mechanic and service manager for 47 years. John was a lifetime member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, where he served as Treasurer and Trustee for many years. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family requests memorial considerations in his memory be directed to Shiloh United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be shared at farrarfuneralhome.net . Farrar Funeral Home of South Hill is serving the Manning family.
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-10

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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