Mary Louise Strain is the daughter of George Luther "Doc" Strain (1862-1937) and Ludie Wood (1875-1930). She married John Louie Maner (1907-1970) on 26 Jun 1929 in Polk County, Georgia.
OBITUARY: "Rome News-Tribune," Rome, Georgia
Mrs. John Louie (Mary Lou) Maner, 413 East Ninth St., died Saturday morning in Jacksonville, Fla., hospital following an attack.
A native of Sugar Valley, she was born Sept. 13, 1904, the daughter of George Luther and Ludie Woods Strain. She was married to John Louie Maner on June 26, 1929. He preceded her in death Nov. 2, 1970.
She was a retired school teacher, having taught at Celanese and Coosa Schools. She also served a number of years as lunchroom supervisor at East Rome Elementary School.
Mrs. Maner was a member of First Baptist Church and was in the Fidelis Sunday School class. She also served as treasurer of the American Association of Retired Persons.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Bernie (Pat) Haddock, Jacksonville, Fla., and two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Floyd Roebuck officiating. Interment will follow in East View Cemetery.
Pallbearers include Shamblin Quarles, Sam Talley, Neil Sanders, Leroy Strain, M. L. Maner, John Penn Jr., Kenneth Moyers and Clayton Doss.
John Louie Maner
1907–1970 (m. 1929)
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