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Mildred Rebecca Reynolds Manley

Mildred Rebecca Reynolds Manley, 91, resident of 917 South Main St. widow of Jesse Hiram Manly passed away Sunday Feb. 27, 2011 at her home with her loving family by her side.

Born in Abbeville, SC she was a daughter of the late Henry Ransom Reynolds and Mary Agnes Gable Reynolds.

Rebecca worked as a textile employee for Bloomsburg and retired from Milliken and Company after many years of service. She was also very active in the Order of the Eastern Star and was a member of the Hodges Chapter Order of the Eastern Star. She was a former member of the Francis Eugene Harrison Chapter # 252 Order of the Eastern Star in Abbeville, SC. She was the former Past Worthy Matron and past District Deputy of the Grand Chapter. Mrs. Manley was also a very active member of Grace United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Mid Morning Circle and numerous committees within the church. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and her many friends.

Survivors include her daughter, Rachael Blackburn and her husband, Bill; son, G.M. "Mike" Manly and his wife, Patsy; her daughter-in-law Beverly Manley all of Abbeville, SC ; 7 grandchildren, Scott, Steve and Shannon Sutherland, Carol Hall, Michael P. Manly, Rodney Manley and Randall Manley; 10 Great-grandchildren and 2 Great-great grandchildren.

She was the last member of 11 children in her family. She was preceded in death by a son Phillip Manley.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday March 1, 2011 at 11:00 AM in Grace United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jason Wilson officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. The family is at the residence 917 South Main St. Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers will be Scott and Steve Sutherland, Michael, Rodney and Randall Manley, Josh Hall, Davis Sutherland and Seth Manley.

Honorary escort will be members of the Mid Morning Circle at Grace United Methodist Church and members of the Eastern Star.

Memorials in memory of Mrs. Manley may be made to Grace United Methodist Church 145 Grace Drive Abbeville, SC 29620.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Monday, February 28, 2011
6:00-8:00 PM


Grace United Methodist Church
East Harrisburg St
Abbeville, SC  29620
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
11:00 AM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Highway 72
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

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Sis . Rebecca was one of the nicest ladies I have ever known. She was alwayse willing to help any time she was needed all you had to do was ask

Ann hagood Tucker Mar 2 2011 12:00 AM

Prayers to the family of this sweet lady. May God comfort your during this time.

Beth Bagwell Mar 2 2011 12:00 AM

We will miss Mrs. Manley. She's one of the sweetest ladies we've ever known. Judy will cherish the memories of the beach trip w/ her. May God bless all of you and be at peace knowing she is with her Lord & Savior.

Judy, Kimberly, & David Mar 1 2011 12:00 AM

so sorry to hear of your loss

tommy richardson Mar 1 2011 12:00 AM

Rachael and family, As you grieve please know that we are remembering you and honoring the memory of Sister Rebecca. May you find comfort in your memories. Our thoughts are prayers are with you.

Lynn Wilson and Faye Thompson Feb 28 2011 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Sis. Rebecca. We are keeping all the family in our prayers.

Pat & Delma Lamb Feb 28 2011 12:00 AM

Rachael,Mike & Family, We are so sorry to learn of your loss. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Nancy W.& Don Reece Feb 27 2011 12:00 AM

Scott and Randell my thoughts and prayers are with yall during your lose

Ben Henderson Feb 27 2011 12:00 AM

my thoughts and prayers are with you all

helen speer Feb 27 2011 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Aunt Beck was a sweet and caring person who will be missed by so many who loved her.

Reese and Gail Smith Feb 27 2011 12:00 AM