Warrenton H. Manley

Published 10:18 pm Wednesday, March 30, 2011

March 26, 2011

Warrenton H. Manley, 81, of 1405 E. Washington St., Suffolk, Va., died Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He was a native of Suffolk, Va., and the son of the late Willie W. Manley and Jessie B. Manley Small.


He retired as a supervisor of the General Maintenance Department of the Norfolk Naval Communication in Driver. He was a member of Macedonia A.M.E. Church, where he was a trustee emeritus, member of the lay organization, Wednesday night bible study and the adult Sunday school class. He was a former member of the Masonic Lodge No. 48.

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He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Alice Almond Manley; five daughters, Lillian Manley Wilson, of Suffolk, Naomi Toleta Manley Davis, of Lawrenceville, Ga., Machelle Yvette Manley Copeland, Inell E. Manley Ricks and Jewel L. Manley Hoffler, all of Suffolk; four sons, Samuel R. Slaughter, Michael L. Slaughter, both of Suffolk, Warren D. Manley, of Norfolk, Va., and Donnell E. Manley, of Chesapeake, Va.; 20 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Martha N. Boykins, of Suffolk, and Jessie E. Dean, of Norfolk, Va.; sisters-in-law, Sandra Almond (James), Marjorie Almond (Hermon) and Shirley Branch; brother-in-law, Samuel Almond; special friends, Jarvis Boykins, Clarence White, Dennis Mack, Horace and Lillian Goodman; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Macedonia A.M.E. Church, officiated by the Rev. Charles Harvin. Interment will be at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.