Ruby Nell Manning, age 80, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019 at NHC Healthcare of Lawrenceburg. She was a native of Summertown, TN, retired from Crockett Hospital where she was in housekeeping for more than 40 years, and a member of Ethridge Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Goldie Scantland Cockrell; her husband, Dennis Lee Manning; one sister, Jewell Isabell; and four brothers, William Cockrell, Larry Cockrell, Jimmy Cockrell, and Sherald Cockrell.
She is survived by two sons, Marty Manning (Machelle) and Donald "Duck" Manning (Tracy) both of Lawrenceburg, TN; five daughters, Rita Kennedy (Jerry) of Leoma, TN, Debbie Roberson (Gary), Judy McDonald (Carlton), Brenda Manning (Marty), and Barbara Manning (Danny) all of Lawrenceburg, TN; four sisters, Margie Williams of Lawrenceburg, TN, Wanda Moore of Lawrenceburg, TN, Linda Bryson of Summertown, TN, and Connie Davis of Pulaski, TN; six brothers, Ernest Cockrell of Ethridge, TN, Bobby Cockrell of Columbia, TN, Roy Cockrell of Franklin, TN, Jerry Cockrell of Summertown, TN, Steve Cockrell of Summertown, TN, and Danny Cockrell of Lawrenceburg, TN; seventeen grandchildren; one granddog, Peanut; and forty-three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 3:00 PM Sunday, April 28, 2019, with Rodney Krick and Brian Manning officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence County, TN.