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Lindsey "Papa" Manley, Sr.

February 24, 1930 ~ February 26, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary

Mr. Lindsey “Papa” Manley, Sr., age 92, passed from this life on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at approximately 3:06 a.m. at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, OH.

He was born on February 24, 1930, in Hurtsboro, Alabama to the union of Thomas J. and Willie Mae (Cooper) Manley, Sr.; both parents preceded him in death.

Mr. Manley retired from General Motors Corporation.  He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior.  He became a member of New Morning Star Baptist church under the leadership of Rev. C.M. Manley, where he served on the Deacon Board. He enjoyed watching Old Western Movies and spending time with his beloved dogs, and gardening. His saying “The little man on the Mountain top, told me EVERYTHING GONNA BE ALRIGHT”.

He leaves to cherish his precious memory. Eight sons: Thomas Roberson (Sadie) of Pontiac, MI, Belgium Rose (Stacey), Lindsey Manley Jr. (Jody), Lynn Manley and Joseph Manley all of Lima, OH; Dewayne Manley (Faye) of Pataskala, OH, Anthony Jones of Detroit, MI; Eric Manley, Sr. (Gail) of Fairfield, OH.  Eleven daughters; Linda McCraney(Manley), Geraldine Manley, Ronese Manley, Dondeline Reynolds (Robert), Carolyn Tisdale (Willie), Linda Thompson (Jody) and Día Manley all of Lima, OH; Marcia McCloud of Chicago, IL; Mary Williams of Detroit, MI, Sudan “Susie” Salaam (Manley) of Savannah, GA and Peggy Manley of Upper Marlboro, MD.

60 grandchildren, 76 Great grandchildren and 6 Great Great Grandchildren.  Three brothers, Depree Manley (Linda), Robert Manley, Sr. (Marva) Rev. C.M. Manley all of Lima, OH. Two sisters Ruby M. Brown of Lima, OH and Ernestine James (Johnny) of Hurtsboro, AL. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by five grandchildren and two Great grandchildren.  Two sisters; Bertha Smith and Celestine Owens. Ten brothers; Thomas Manley, Jr, Rozell Manley, Willie M. Manley, Aaron Manley, Joe L. Manley, Ulice Manley, Theodis Manley, Calvin J. Goode, Sr., Jack Manley, and Johnny Manley. A special daughter in love Christina R. Moss.

Home going services will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. at New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Floyd Upshaw, Jr., officiating.

Visitation/Wake services will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. also at the Church

Entombment:  Memorial Park Mausoleum

Services entrusted to: JONES-CLARK FUNERAL HOME, INC.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 8, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church
1904 S. Main Street
Lima, OH 45804

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 8, 2022

12:00 PM
New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church
1904 S. Main Street
Lima, OH 45804

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