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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

  • January 26
    BC Commissioners
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 27
    Widowed group euchre party
    1 p.m. Sycamore Valley Community Center, 746 Memorial Drive
  • January 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 27
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • January 27
    BC Election Board
    2 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 27
    BC Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 28
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 28
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • January 28
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 29
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
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  • January 30
    Bingo
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  • January 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
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  • February 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
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  • February 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 3
    Bean Blossom Regional Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 4
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District annual meeting
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  • February 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
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    Van Buren Township Advisory Board
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  • February 5
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  • February 6
    Bingo
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    Washington Township Trustees
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    Bingo
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