Mrs. Linda Diane Manley

Published 9:37 pm Thursday, July 5, 2018

VALLEY — Mrs. Linda Diane Manley, 69, of Valley, Ala. passed away on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Ala.

Mrs. Manley was born Carrollton, Ga. on January 17, 1949 to the late Carl Leonard Shoemake and Mary Janice Bohannon Shoemake. She was also preceded in death by her son, Charles Randall Smith, and her brother, Dwight Shoemake.

Mrs. Manley was a kind and caring person, often sitting with and helping those who were sick or elder to her. She was a loving lady who took care of her family and friends.

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She enjoyed shopping, cooking, and collecting angels. She had a special love for animals.

Mrs. Manley is survived by her husband, Joe Manley of Valley; son, Keith Smith (Tina Hayes); sister, Janice Ann Pearson; brother, Doug (Tammy) Shoemake; grandchildren Bradley Keith Smith, Jr., Joseph Keith Smith, Ariel Elizabeth Knight, Hope Nicole Taylor, Justin Keith Smith; great-grandchildren Allison Smith, Kayden Knight, Alex Knight, Stormie Smith, Emily Taylor, Kennedy Taylor, and Rosie Taylor; special friends who were like family, Cynthia Walker and Johnnie Richardson, and her fur babies, Chico and Jackie.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 2 p.m. EDT at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley with interment following in Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Doug Blackmon will officiate. Her family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 p.m. EDT until 8 p.m. EDT.

Please visit her Memorial Tribute page at to leave a condolence, share a memory of Linda Diane, or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.