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Rebecca Ann Manning

November 26, 1960 ~ July 8, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old

Rebecca Manning Obituary

Rebecca Ann Manning, age 62 of Middleburg passed away Saturday, July 8, 2023 at her home after an extended illness. Rebecca was born in Iredell County, North Carolina on November 26, 1960 to Mr. Arthur Sowers and the late Annie Sue Upright. Ms. Manning would go on to work as a dental assistant for over thirty-five years. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoyed being outside, gardening and working in the yard. She also loved camping and fishing.

She was preceded in death by her mother; siblings: Bo Sowers and Sandra Mcinnis; and her husband: Timothy Manning.

She is survived by her son: Chris (Heather) Beaver of Sanderson; stepdaughter: Sumer (Ashley) Smith of St. Augustine; grandchildren: Dylan Manning, Cassidi Beaver, Brianna Smith, and Gavin Smith; one great-grandson: Kole Manning;  her father: Arthur Sowers of Brooksville; her boyfriend: James Ayres of Middleburg; siblings: Eugene Sowers, Chris Sowers, Jamie Sowers, Henry Sowers, Jondie Sowers, and Misty Sowers all of Brooksville area; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 15, 2023 at 3:00 PM in the chapel of Forbes Funeral Home with Chaplain Terry Yerby officiating. The family will receive friends at 2:30 PM.

Hawke M.T. Forbes and H.M. “Hank” Forbes, Jr. of Forbes Funeral Home are honored to assist the family with the arrangements. 409 West Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063 “With Your Family In Mind”. (904) 259-4600. Please leave your condolences for the family in the online guestbook at

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July 15, 2023

2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Forbes Funeral Home
409 W Macclenny Ave
Macclenny, FL

Celebration of Life
July 15, 2023

3:00 PM
Forbes Funeral Home
409 W Macclenny Ave
Macclenny, FL


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