July 01, 2015
Feb. 6, 1931 — June 29, 2015
Nellie B. Manuel, 84, of Bedford and formerly of Metamora, died Monday at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born Feb. 6, 1931, in Lenoir City, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late John and Allegro (Lowery) Slover. On June 4, 1948, she became the wife of John W. Manuel, and he preceded her in death in 1994.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Lighthouse Gospel Tabernacle in Metamora.
She enjoyed cooking for her family and was an excellent cook famous for her chicken & dumplings.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Tonie (Ed) Kedzierski of Bedford and Ida (Robert) Higgs of Lawrenceport; seven grandchildren, John Solmes and Wendy, Sarah Kedzierski-Hudson and Dennis, Kenny Tincher and Katie, Wesley Tincher and Tracy, Daniel Tincher and Crystal, Bobby Higgs and Amber, Anthony Keener and Beth; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; five sisters, Charlotte, Frances and Pauletta, of Tennesee, and Rease and Nancy of Mitchell; as well as a brother, Gene.
Besides her parents and husband, John; she was preceded in death by a sister and three brothers.
Family and friends may visit from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at Ferguson Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, and from 11 a.m. until the service at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Lighthouse Gospel Tabernacle, State Road 229, Metamora.
Pastor Troy Slagle of the Lighthouse Gospel Tabernacle and Brother John Frost will officiate the funeral service at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Lighthouse Gospel Tabernacle. Burial will then follow in Cupps Chapel Cemetery in Metamora.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Lighthouse Gospel Tabernacle.
Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Nellie Manuel.
To sign the online guest book or send personal condolences, visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com.
Robert Fortner, 80, Bedford, died at 7:35 p.m. on Tuesday at Garden Villa in Bedford. Arrangements are pending at the Day & Carter Mortuary.