Nellie Imogene Tate Manis, Harriman

Nellie Imogene Tate Manis, age 71, of Harriman passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.  She was born January 7, 1946 in Kingston and has been a lifelong resident of Roane County. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Harriman and prayed for everyone.  Nellie enjoyed housecleaning and canning.  She also loved going to yard sales, working outside in her flowers and she did childcare in Roane County for many years.  Preceded in death by her parents, Charlie Dillard Tate & Rose Limburg Tate; brother, Troy Daniel Tate; half-brothers, Bill Tate, Robert Brown & Paul Brown; half-sisters, Hazel Crowe, Lucy Luttrell & Nina Ball.



Loving Husband of 52 years                          Joseph Washington Manis of Harriman


Son                                                                  Joseph Edward Manis & wife, Melissa of Kingston


Daughter                                                         Patricia Danita Bonham Young & husband Steven of Kingston


Granddaughters                                             Amy Michelle Harper & husband, Jake of Knoxville

Jennifer Marie Carroll of Harriman


Step-grandchildren                                         Ryan Bonham of Oak Ridge

Steven Cale Young of Sparta

Dani & Aaron Childress of Maryville

Brooke Inman of Maryville


Brothers                                                          Albert Lee Tate & wife, Linda of Kingston

Jack Wayne Tate & wife, Shirley of Kingston

Donnie Earnest Tate of Kingston

Roy Tate & wife, Alice of Kingston


Sister                                                               Ruth Isabelle Schubert of Loudon


Half-brother                                                   Joe Brown of Georgia


Special Niece                                                   Melanie Ball Wolf of Knoxville


She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.


The family will receive friends 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Fraker Funeral Home with funeral service following at 4:00 pm, in the Chapel with Rev. David Coffman, Rev. George Maddox & Rev. Robert Langford officiating.  Interment will follow the service at Dogwood Baptist Church Cemetery.  Online register book can be signed at . Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston in charge of arrangements.

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