Friday, December 29, 2017

Howard C. Mannon

Howard C. Mannon of Floyd, passed away Friday, December 29, 2017.  He was born May 16, 1929 to the late Bennie and Roxie Mannon.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two loving sons Philip Mannon and Bruce Mannon; his brother, C.E. Mannon and wife Betty.
He retired from Corning Glass Works and was a carpenter, woodworker and brick mason.  He was an original member of the Floyd Church of Christ where he was song leader and Bible school teacher.  He loved to sing and play the fiddle at Floyd Country Store and other venues.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Alma Wade Mannon; son & daughter, Roger & Nancy Mannon; daughter-in-law & husband Anita & Charlie Smith; grandchildren, Neal Mannon & wife Sarah, Chris Mannon &  wife Daphne, Eli Mannon & wife Amber, Ethan Mannon & wife Bethany, Adria Dillon & husband Bill: great-grandchildren, Lydia Mannon, Della Mannon, Eva Dillon; step great-grandchildren, Alex Zalesny and Paul Byrum; sister, Jo Hundley; sisters-in-law, Ila Agee, Edith Hunter (Beverly), Alta Conner, Cora Thompson (Gratton).
Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Floyd Church of Christ with Mr. Mitchell Floyd officiating with interment in the Mannon Cemetery.  Family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the church prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers donation may be made to the Mannon Cemetery Memorial Fund c/o Lester Mannon, PO Box 423, Floyd, VA 24091.

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