Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, May 21, 1987
OBITUARY - ESTHER "JANE" (HUGHES) MANNERS
Esther Jane HUGHES MANNERS, daughter of Frank and Bertha HUGHES, was born near Watterson, Ringgold County,
Iowa, July 1, 1903, and passed away Tuesday night, May 12, 1987, at her home in Mount Ayr, Iowa, at
the age of 83 years.
She attended Mount Ayr High School and was amember of the graduating class of 1923.
Jane lived most of her life in Mount Ayr. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and attended
She was united in marriage to Ford l. MANNERS on September 15, 1924. They established their home
in Mount Ayr. Ford passed away June 3, 1966. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Ethelyn HUGHES.
She leaves to mourn her passes one sister, Crystal EWING, and brother-in-law, Dr. J. O. EWING, of Bonaparte,
Iowa; a sister sister, Thelma DICKERSON of Tulsa, Oklahoma; several cousins and many friends.
Funeral services were held May 16, 1987, from the Wilson-Watson Funeral Home at Mount Ayr, Iowa, conducted
by Rev. Ed KAIL. Music was provided by Mrs. Merrill PERRY.
Casketbearers were Jim EASON, Walter HUDSON,
Bernard CRAWFORD, Doug COLLIER, Marion EURITT, and Wayne McGEHEE. Burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery at
Mount Ayr, Iowa.
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