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Nancy Lee Manning

May 21, 1948 — June 18, 2023

Nancy Lee Manning, 75, of Veedersburg IN, passed away 4:10 PM Sunday June 18, 2023 at Williamsport Nursing and Rehab in Williamsport, IN.

Nancy was born May 21, 1948 at home in rural Attica IN the daughter of Richard Dean and Idell (Cleveland) Kirts. She married Ron D Manning May 24, 1969 at the Pine Village Christian Church.

Surviving family include her husband Ron D Manning, Veedersburg; a son R.D. Manning (Cindy Boone) Veedersburg; a brother Rick Kirts, Attica; four sisters, Linda Story, Williamsport; Pat (Bob) Ponder, Veedersburg; Judith (Mark) Tanner, Attica; Jeannie Petro, Attica; grandchildren, Grant Manning (fiancé Haley Thomas) Ypsilanti, MI; Kylie (Manelle) Hesler; Katie (Mike) Foxen; Christopher Boone; great-grandchildren, Wyatt & Oliver Hesler, Myles & Maverick Foxen; and several nieces and nephews. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, and a brother Michael Wayne Kirts.

Nancy graduated from Pine Village High School in 1966, where she was a cheerleader all throughout Jr. High and High School.  She had been employed at Public Service in Attica, CentreBank in Veedersburg, and most recently she worked at the front desk with her husband Ron at the Ron Manning CPA office. They also owned and operated Manning’s Drive In at Sterling during the 1970’s.

She enjoyed going on shopping trips whenever she had the chance. For a time she was a Purdue Boilermaker fan, but converted to become a faithful fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide when her grandson Grant enrolled there.  She was a member of the Sterling Christian Church, and in the past had been an active member of the American Legion Post#288 Ladies Auxiliary in Veedersburg.

Nancy’s family would like to extend their appreciation to three special ladies, Pam Rennick, Cindy Potter, and Robin Pettery; who had all lovingly cared for Nancy the past several years.

Visitation is 4:00 – 7:00 PM Thursday June 22, 2023 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg. Funeral is 11:00 AM Friday June 23, 2023 at Dickerson Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Johnson officiating. Burial is at Rockfield Cemetery near Veedersburg. Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences at

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