Mrs. Jessie Downey Manning, age 84, of Wattsville, Alabama passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 in Pell City. Jessie has been a resident of St. Clair County since 1942. She graduated from Pell City High School in 1946. Jessie was a very loving and caring person to all. Services were held on Sunday, December 30, 2012, 2:00 PM, at Usrey Funeral Home, Pell City, AL. Rev. Alan Crump, Rev. Doug Ford, and Rev. Edwin Talley officiated. Interment followed in Pope’s Chapel Cemetery. Visitation was held Saturday, December 29, 2012, 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Preceding her in death are her husband, Lewis Manning; and two sons, Mike and David Manning. Survivors include her daughters, Sandra (Doug) McDonald, Kathy (Ross) Self, Annette (John) Landerfelt; sons, Allen Manning, Paul (Marie) Manning; sisters, Evelyn Salter, Mary Henderson, and Marie Downey; brothers, M.A. “Buck” Downey and Wayne Downey; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other family. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of Cornerstone Rehabilitation Center at The Village at Cook Springs. Condolences may be offered online at www.usreyfuneralhome.com. Usrey Funeral Home Pell City will direct the services.
Published on  January 3, 2013