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Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday, November 19, 2018, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home
Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 2018, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home
Interment: Elmwood Cemetery
Linda Gail Manring, age 60, of Flora, Illinois, died Wednesday, November 14, 2018.
She was born in the family home on August 12, 1958, the daughter of William G. and Agnes Darlene (Perry) Leathers. She was united in marriage to Dan William Manring on August 21, 1976, in Cisne. They shared 31 years of marriage until his death December 12, 2007.
Linda was a 1976 graduate of West Aurora High School. She was owner and publisher of Flora’s “Hometown Journal” for over 20 years, and was actively involved in supporting the local communities through her service to civic organizations and volunteering her time and resources. She had been a past member of Oak Street Baptist Church. Linda was an avid crocheter and enjoyed reading, and her spirit was soaring when she shared time with her family, especially 6 very special ones who will always know her only by her most cherished name, “Grandma.”
She is survived by 2 daughters: Holly Barnes of Sellersville, PA, and Heather (Tad) Nohren of Shelbyville; 6 grandchildren: Janelle, Cassie, and Alex Barnes, and Ellie, Katie, and Natalie Nohren; 3 sisters: Diane Classert of Flora, Leota (Ed) Baum of Texico, and Darla (Bob) Beach of Dix; 1 brother: David (Deborah) Leathers of Ft. Collins, CO; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a brother: Denny R. Leathers; a brother-in-law: Warren Classert; and a nephew: Rodney Classert.
A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, November 19, 2018, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to Clay County Cancer Crusaders and will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a condolence or memory, visit www.frankandbright.com.
My thoughts and prayers are with your family during your loss of your loved one. Linda was not only a wonderful Walmart associate, but I am very thankful to have been able to have Linda as my coworker in apparel , but also as friend that I loved so much . She always had a smile on her face and always spoke to everyone . She will be truly missed .
Holly & Heather & all the family - You are in our thoughts & prayers and we love you all and love Linda & will miss her. So many fond memories of the good times our families have had. May Jesus give you comfort & peace.
I was so sad to hear this today. I always looked forward when we were kids of her coming down to visit and seeing her at Walmart. Going to miss her. Prayers to the family for comfort.
My condolences to Family & Friends of Linda. May u find healing in the memories left behind. God bless & peace be with all of you.
Your Mom was a wonderful, caring person. I have great memories of her and your dad from Oak Street. We are so sorry for your loss but know that she knew Jesus as her Savior and is rejoicing around the throne of God. We are praying that God gives you the peace beyond understanding during this difficult time.
Linda was a great coworker and a really caring and sweet person. She always had a smile.
Rip Linda. I’ll miss you so much :(. At least you are finally with your husband again. I’ll miss you!
Oh Linda. You were such a wonderful person. We always had our little laughs when you came to the service desk. I will miss you so much! You were just showing me the snowman crocheting himself a scarf last week. Man. I'm going to miss you so much! You get there and be with your husband! Will be missed always!
I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Linda's death. I was blessed to have gotten to know and work with her. She was so very nice. She will be greatly missed.
My condolences to Linda's friends and family. Sorry to hear of her passing. She and her mother were great neighbors in years past.
We've lost another dear cousin too soon. I own some of her beautiful crochet work and it is special to me. Sending prayers and hugs to her daughters and their families.
I am so sorry to hear of Linda's passing. I will be praying for you all.
So saddened to learn this. Some of my favorite memories of a workplace were of working with Linda, Penny and Bill at the Hometown Journal. What fun we had, especially sitting around Bill's desk in the evening right before we left to head home. Hopefully the three of them are now reunited and sharing some laughs now. She was a lovely lady and will be greatly missed. My sympathy to her family and many friends.
Sympathy is extended to The Family. Sorry for Your Loss.
Thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Linda Manning. I enjoyed knowing and working with Linda at Walmart. I will miss her very much.
I’m sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts go out to the family. My prayers our with Darla and Bob.
We will miss her. She was a sweet lady. Praying for all the family.
We are so sorry to hear about LINDA . She was such a wonderful woman and a great cousin. She always had a smile for you when ever you seen her. She will truly be missed by everyone that knew her and loved her. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you all.
You will be missed!
So sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. She always had a smile and will be missed by her family, friends and all who knew her. Larry and Frances
Hello friends. I am so sorry to hear about Linda. She was a very fine lady and friend. You have my sincere sympathy and friendship. With love and prayers, Dave Lewis
My heart aches as we say good by to another beautiful family member. My prayers go out to all the family members and we will have a great reunion up in the sky one day. Love.
Such a sweet, gentle woman. It was an honor to be part of The Hometown Journal family.
You will be missed by me and my family. May God bless your childres. With Love Aunt Sandra
Just want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers!!