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PFC Manley Forrest Winkley, 20, Indianapolis

PFC Manley Forrest Winkley, 20, a fallen World War II Marine will be brought home to a hero’s burial after nearly 70 years. Manley was killed in combat on Nov. 20, 1943; the first day of the invasion of the Tarawa Island Atoll, Betio, in the Gilbert Islands, as part of the U.S. Pacific Ocean campaign. Manley was buried under fire, and his remains were lost until recently.

PFC Manley was born Sept. 17, 1923 in Indianapolis,  son of the late James and Nadia Winkley. He enlisted into the US Marine Corps Dec. 12, 1942. He was assigned to Company B First Battalion of Second Marine division during World War II.

Full military honors will be made at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24 at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. The military funeral procession will leave from Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home in Nashville at 11 a.m. Saturday.

PFC Manley is survived by his niece, Virginia Winkley Anderson Burnett; great-nieces and nephews, Sharon Winkley Fitzgerald, Susan Winkley Ross, Sandra Winkley Earlywine, Elizabeth Winkley Bettis, Lyman Jay, William and Steven Winkley, Kimberly Winkley Tyger, Michelle Winkley McCrory, Linda Wright Welty, Richard and James Wright, Angela Spannuth Crawley, Doug, Sherri, Brian and David Setters, and Dean, Dianna, Becky, Trisha, and Jeff Anderson; and many other beloved family members.

In addition to his parents, other beloved family members who have passed away are his three brothers, Lyman Edward, David Elias, and Duane Albert Winkley; his two sisters, Cora May and Blanch Nadine Winkley; nephews, Cpl. Lyman Maurice Winkley; two nieces, Betty Winkley Wright Spannuth and Shirley Winkley Setters; and two-great nephews, Tony Brian and Dennis Winkley.

Online condolences can be made to the family at www.BondMitchellFuneral Home.com

  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 10
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    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
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    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
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    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
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