Ellen Grace Manning

Ellen Grace Manning

Ellen Grace Manning
December 18, 1937 – November 22, 2017

SPRING HOPE – Ellen Grace Briley Manning, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday. She was born in Pitt county to the late Dallas Hugh & Ruby Inez Worthington Briley. She spent most of her life in Wake County. She was a seamstress and later a courier with Wake Radiology from which she retired. Grace was a wonderful wife & mother who loved to cook and spend time with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband William David Manning.

Funeral service 2 pm, Monday, First Baptist Church of Spring Hope with burial to follow in the family cemetery.

She is survived by her children; David Manning (Jill) of Clearwater, FL, Kenneth Manning (Laurie) of Zebulon, Steve Manning of Asheville, Robin Propst (Roger) of Memphis, TN, Debra Long (Paul) of Spring Hope, siblings; Dallas Hugh Briley, Jr. (Barbara) of Apex, Billie Frances Crandell (Charlie) of Greenville, NC, Susan McMillan (Thomas) of Kinston, 10 grandchildren & 6 great grandchildren.

Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to your local Kidney Foundation.

Visitation 2-3:30 Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell & other times at Debra’s home. www.stricklandfuneral.com


  • Judy Briley Sklavos Posted November 28, 2017 5:50 pm

    Just seeing this today. So sorry about Grace. I have such fond memories of her. I was never around her that wasn’t smiling and laughing. We have lost touch but I’ll always have these good memories. My condolences to her family.

  • Patricia Hubbard Posted November 29, 2017 6:56 pm

    Earth holds no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.

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