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Polly Manning was born on Jan. 1, 1929, to Grover and Annie Miller McKelvey in Philadelphia, TN, and passed away Dec. 26, 2016, at Cumberland House in Crossville. She was the owner of Edgewood Restaurant for 30 years of which she dearly loved. She previously owned Polly's Coffee Shop across from the old Ford place.
Polly is survived by her son, Gordon Lee Miller (Liz); daughters, Brenda Gail Nelson (Butch) and Pat Tanner (Rex); grandchildren, Christopher Lee Miller, Michael Allen Miller, Jerry Netherton, Christy Sherrill, Ricky Allen Nelson and Tammy Michelle Freitag. She had 12 great grandchildren as well as many great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Blaine Manning; brother, William McKelvey; parents, Grover McKelvey and Annie McKelvey; grandchild, Connie Lynn Miller; 2 great grandchildren; and sister, Maggie Rucker.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, with a service to follow. Burial will be in Linary Cemetery with Bro. Mike McCoy officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Hospice of Cumberland County.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on December 27, 2016
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