Manis, Jerry Lamar (Dalton)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Jerry Lamar Manis, 67, of Dalton, GA, died on Monday, February 11, 2013 in Panama City, FL. 

Jerry was born April 22, 1945 in Dalton, GA, a son of the late Elbert "Red" and Anna Ruth Manis. Jerry proudly served his country in the United States Army. Jerry retired as the Director of the Whitfield County Parks and Recreation after 21 years of service. 

He is survived by his wife Linda Manis of Dalton; son and daughter-in-law, Wesley and Esmeralda Manis of Rocky Face; daughter and son-in-law, Shara and Craig Cook of Tunnel Hill; step-children, Lisa and Ben Rogers, Kelli and Larry Fulton of Cleveland and Trea and Corina Bromley of Harrison; brother, Charles Manis of Chattanooga; sister, Brenda Thomas of El Cajon, CA; 12 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Service to celebrate the life of Mr. Jerry Lamar Manis will be held Saturday, February 16, at 2 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor Jeff Bramblett officiating. He will lie in state at the church from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour. 

Interment will be held Monday, February 18, at 9:30 a.m. in the Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga, with military graveside honors provided by the Dalton American Legion Post #112. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 5-8 p.m. Friday, February 15. 

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Calvary Baptist Church 2115 East Morris St. Dalton, GA 30721. 

Ponders Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.


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