Pastor Charlie Mack Manley, Sr., age 82, passed from this life on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at approximately 11:57 a.m. at Springview Manor Nursing Home in Lima.
He was born on November 3, 1939 in Hurtsboro, Alabama to the union of Thomas J. and Willie Mae (Cooper) Manley, Sr.; both parents preceded him in death.
He was formally married to Annie Lee (Davis) Manley, and she survives in Lima.
Pastor Manley was the Pastor of New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church for 55 years, he was a Chef/ cook at the Sweden House and the Black Angus. He was also a restaurant owner and a member of the N.A.A.C.P. He was a volunteer probation officer and he supervised the community service activities for the corrections institute. Pastor Manley was a member of the Ministers Alliance of Toledo. He was the founder of the Youth Training Center in Lima. His church was one of the first churches that served meals to the elderly, he also worked closely with the late Furl Williams on city council, helping to get the youth off the street. He assisted the Lima City Policy Department in cleaning up Reese and Third. His greatest accomplishment was having the old fashion revivals lasting 3 weeks to 6 months and baptized thousands of people. From this ministry many Pastors and Ministers have professed their calling under his pastoral ship. His greatest love was for his 6 children, grandchildren and family members and his New Morning Star Family.
He leaves to cherish his precious memory a daughter; Patricia A. Manley-Carter of Lima. 3 sons; Charlie M. Manley, Jr., Anthony Manley and Rev. Arnold Manley. A host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 2 brothers; Robert Manley, Sr. (Marva) and Depree Manley (Linda) both of Lima. 2 sisters; Ruby M. Brown of Lima and Ernestine James (Johnny) of Alabama. A son of the heart; Percy Nichols. A host nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Lifelong brothers in Christ, Pastor Sylvester Day, Pastor Earnest Stephens and Pastor David Watts.
He was preceded in death by 2 sons; Willie Manley and Ricky Manley. A special granddaughter; Ericka Boddie and also Jasmine Dion Carter and Ciera Cunningham. 2 sisters; Bertha Smith and Celestine Owens. 11 brothers; Ulice Manley, Thomas Manley, Jr., Rozell Manley, Willie M. Manley, Aaron Manley, Joe Manley, Theodis Manley, Calvin J. Goode, Sr., Jack Manley, Johnny Manley and Lindsey Manley.
Home going services will be held on Sunday, March 13, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Arnold Manley, officiating.
Visitation/Wake services will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2022 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with the family will be present from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and also Sunday, March 13, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. also at the Church.
Interment - Woodlawn Cemetery
Services entrusted to: JONES-CLARK FUNERAL HOME, INC.
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