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Plains Edition Obituaries for 8-13-11

Shirley ‘Rowene’ Manley, 81, of McCook died on July 26, 2011, at Community Hospital in McCook, Neb.

She was born to Edgar and Edith Myers on Dec. 11, 1929, in Palisade Neb.

Rowene attended school at Palisade High School and graduated in 1947.

She then married James Manley on June 6, 1948, and to this union a son was born.

She spent 40 years as a dispatcher and bookkeeper at the McCook Police Department and was active in the City Credit Union as a treasurer, until it was replaced.

She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, playing cards and volunteering at Willow Ridge in her free time. She was a member of First Christian Church, life-long member of the Eagles Club and Diamond Rebekah Lodge.

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Survivors include her son, Gerald “Jerry” (Jessie “Sue”) Manley of McCook; grandchildren, Anthony “Bubba” (fiancee Kristi Brown) Manley of Palisade, Kevin (Brendy) Manley of McCook and Valerie (Nathan) Cooper of McCook; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; parents, Edgar and Edith Myers; brothers, Raleigh Myers, Donald Myers and Carl Myers; and great granddaughter, Aleisha.

Shirley ‘Rowene’ Manley, 81, of McCook died on July 26, 2011, at Community Hospital in McCook, Neb.

She was born to Edgar and Edith Myers on Dec. 11, 1929, in Palisade Neb.

Rowene attended school at Palisade High School and graduated in 1947.

She then married James Manley on June 6, 1948, and to this union a son was born.

She spent 40 years as a dispatcher and bookkeeper at the McCook Police Department and was active in the City Credit Union as a treasurer, until it was replaced.

She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, playing cards and volunteering at Willow Ridge in her free time. She was a member of First Christian Church, life-long member of the Eagles Club and Diamond Rebekah Lodge.

Survivors include her son, Gerald “Jerry” (Jessie “Sue”) Manley of McCook; grandchildren, Anthony “Bubba” (fiancee Kristi Brown) Manley of Palisade, Kevin (Brendy) Manley of McCook and Valerie (Nathan) Cooper of McCook; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; parents, Edgar and Edith Myers; brothers, Raleigh Myers, Donald Myers and Carl Myers; and great granddaughter, Aleisha.

Shirley ‘Rowene’ Manley, 81, of McCook died on July 26, 2011, at Community Hospital in McCook, Neb.

She was born to Edgar and Edith Myers on Dec. 11, 1929, in Palisade Neb.

Rowene attended school at Palisade High School and graduated in 1947.

She then married James Manley on June 6, 1948, and to this union a son was born.

She spent 40 years as a dispatcher and bookkeeper at the McCook Police Department and was active in the City Credit Union as a treasurer, until it was replaced.

She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, playing cards and volunteering at Willow Ridge in her free time. She was a member of First Christian Church, life-long member of the Eagles Club and Diamond Rebekah Lodge.

Survivors include her son, Gerald “Jerry” (Jessie “Sue”) Manley of McCook; grandchildren, Anthony “Bubba” (fiancee Kristi Brown) Manley of Palisade, Kevin (Brendy) Manley of McCook and Valerie (Nathan) Cooper of McCook; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; parents, Edgar and Edith Myers; brothers, Raleigh Myers, Donald Myers and Carl Myers; and great granddaughter, Aleisha.

Shirley ‘Rowene’ Manley, 81, of McCook died on July 26, 2011, at Community Hospital in McCook, Neb.

She was born to Edgar and Edith Myers on Dec. 11, 1929, in Palisade Neb.

Rowene attended school at Palisade High School and graduated in 1947.

She then married James Manley on June 6, 1948, and to this union a son was born.

She spent 40 years as a dispatcher and bookkeeper at the McCook Police Department and was active in the City Credit Union as a treasurer, until it was replaced.

She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, playing cards and volunteering at Willow Ridge in her free time. She was a member of First Christian Church, life-long member of the Eagles Club and Diamond Rebekah Lodge.

Survivors include her son, Gerald “Jerry” (Jessie “Sue”) Manley of McCook; grandchildren, Anthony “Bubba” (fiancee Kristi Brown) Manley of Palisade, Kevin (Brendy) Manley of McCook and Valerie (Nathan) Cooper of McCook; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; parents, Edgar and Edith Myers; brothers, Raleigh Myers, Donald Myers and Carl Myers; and great granddaughter, Aleisha.

Shirley ‘Rowene’ Manley, 81, of McCook died on July 26, 2011, at Community Hospital in McCook, Neb.

She was born to Edgar and Edith Myers on Dec. 11, 1929, in Palisade Neb.

Rowene attended school at Palisade High School and graduated in 1947.

She then married James Manley on June 6, 1948, and to this union a son was born.

She spent 40 years as a dispatcher and bookkeeper at the McCook Police Department and was active in the City Credit Union as a treasurer, until it was replaced.

She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, playing cards and volunteering at Willow Ridge in her free time. She was a member of First Christian Church, life-long member of the Eagles Club and Diamond Rebekah Lodge.

Survivors include her son, Gerald “Jerry” (Jessie “Sue”) Manley of McCook; grandchildren, Anthony “Bubba” (fiancee Kristi Brown) Manley of Palisade, Kevin (Brendy) Manley of McCook and Valerie (Nathan) Cooper of McCook; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of friends and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; parents, Edgar and Edith Myers; brothers, Raleigh Myers, Donald Myers and Carl Myers; and great granddaughter, Aleisha.