Dorothy Jerrett Manning




Born: 1908
Death:January 14, 2008

MANNING – Dorothy Jerrett Manning age 100 died on January 14 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years The Rev. Leon W. Manning. Dottie is survived by her sister Gladys Uhlinger of Chelsea Michigan; her daughter Mrs. Phyllis (Kenneth) Kessler of Wimberley Texas; and son Dr. Lawrence (Shirley) Manning of East Grand Rapids Michigan; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Dorothy and husband Leon served as a team in The West Michigan Conference of the Methodist Church at various pastorates including Hastings Big Rapids and Burton Heights Methodist Church in Grand Rapids. She graduated from Albion College with a BA in English and Speech. She taught high school English American Literature directed high school plays gave book reviews loved music and painting on china. Upon retirement she and Leon spent summers in Bay View Michigan and winters in Clearwater Florida immersing themselves in community activities. Wherever she went her intellect and dedication to service gave happiness to her many friends and family. A private family service will be held in Bay View Michigan. Memorial contributions may be made to The Cystinosis Research Network 302 Whytgate Court Lake Forest IL 60045 or at

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