Elmer W. MannFt. Blackmore, VA | July 03, 2010
Elmer W. Mann – Ft. Blackmore, VA
Mr. Elmer Walter Mann, 91, Ft. Blackmore, VA entered into rest, Saturday, July 3, 2010 at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center.
Mr. Mann was born in Scott County, VA on February 7, 1919, son of the late James Walter and Sarah Jane Lane Mann.
He was of the Baptist faith and was a veteran of World War II.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.
Surviving is his wife of 67 years, Nannie Dorton Mann, Ft. Blackmore, VA and six children, Peggy and Charlie Osborne, Ft. Blackmore, VA, Phillip Mann and very special friend, Mary Jessee Ft. Blackmore, VA, James and Alice Mann, Ft. Blackmore, VA, Larry and Betty Jo Mann, Ft. Blackmore, VA, Jane and Lee Vanzant, Jonesville, VA, and David Mann and fiancé, Patty Smith, Ft Blackmore, VA; former daughter-in-law, Brenda Mann; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; sisters, Mary Cowden, Kingsport, TN and Nancy Janie Stewart, Kingsport, TN; along with several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., Monday, July 5, 2010 at the Gate City Funeral Home and other times at the residence. Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Carl Dorton and the Rev. Walker Darnell officiating. P.R. Davidson will provide the music.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at the Beard-Mann Cemetery, Ft. Blackmore, VA with a flag presentation conducted by members of the American Legion Hammond Post #3, Kingsport, TN and #265, Gate City, VA and members of the Virginia Army National Guard. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family of Mr. Mann wishes to convey their thanks to Ashley and the staff of Wellmont Hospice.
Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the graveside service.
An online guest registry is available for the Mann family at www.gatecityfunerals.com.
Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Elmer Walter Mann.
CondolencesWe learned Tuesday morning of the passing of Elmer Mann. Mr. Mann was always so kind to us, inviting us in to visit and get a bite to eat. He went to school with Dad, William E. Mann, and always had a memory to share. We will keep you in our prayers and if there is anything we can do please call us. Sincerely, Phil & Jan Mann, Kingsport, TN
Posted by: Phillip and Jan Mann, July 06, 2010
to the family of elmer walter mann sorry to hear about elmer i didn't know him but i know some of his family he is where the flowers will bloom forever and will be missed very much.if there is anything i can do for you all please let me know i will pray that the lord will comfort you all through this.you will see him again where he wont have anymore cancer
Posted by: larry and anthony rhoton, July 05, 2010
JAMES & FAMILY,
WE ARE SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR FATHER. HOLD ON TO THE MEMORIES THAT YOU HAVE AND THAT WILL HELP YOU SO MUCH.
YOU WILL BE IN OUR THOUGHTS & PRAYERS.
JUDY SALYER & LETISHA SUMMEY
Posted by: JUDY SALYER, July 05, 2010
We are sorry for the loss of your husband / father. Prayer will get you through the next few days and weeks. Time will ease your pain but be thankful for the memories of the good times that will always last in your hearts. Praying for each of you that God will give you peace and comfort in knowing he is in a better place. If there is anything we can do, please call.
Noah and Carol Sluss
Posted by: Noah and Carol Sluss, July 04, 2010
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