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Anita Marie Manley-Smith

December 23, 1979 - June 24, 2023

Burial Date June 30, 2023

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Anita Marie Manley-Smith, 43, went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by her loved ones who will continue to honor her legacy by living their lives to the fullest. She passed away on June 24, 2023 in Lima, Ohio.

Anita was born December 23, 1979 in Lima, Ohio to Judy Messenger and Charles Manley Jr. On July 3, 2021, she was united in holy matrimony to Wayne Smith who survives her in Lima.

Anita graduated from Lima Central Catholic High School class of 1998. She enjoyed traveling, gardening and, most of all, spending time with family. The pleasures of raising her daughters brought her great joy; they were her world.

Besides her loving husband Wayne, she leaves to cherish two daughters, Makayla O’Neal of Lima and Aliyah Smith of Lima; a sister and partner in crime, Angela Manley-(Mike) Boddie of Lima; brother, Jaylen Manley of Findlay; grandmothers, Ann Lee Manley and Dorothy “Granny” Skipworth; best friend, Anntelle Glenn of Lima; special uncle, Anthony Manley Sr.; special companions, King, Katie and Cinnamon and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a cousin, Ericka Boddie, grandfather, Rev. CM Manley; special uncles, Willie and Ricky Manley and cousin, Matthew Mikesell II.

Home Going Services will be private. Burial will be held in Woodlawn Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her two daughters, Makayla and Aliyah.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.


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