Bertha Ellen Wimbush Manns, 93, of Bassett, passed away, Friday, February 25, 2022 at her home. She was born in Henry County on March 29, 1928 to the late James Wimbush and the late Amanda Williams Wimbush. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Mae Manns; Sisters, Lucy Thomas, Ruby Ross, Sally Beth Wimbush and a brother, Percy Wimbush.
She was a longtime member of the Friendship Baptist Church.
She is survived by her children, Robert Manns (Linda), Kenny Manns (Velma), Buddy Manns (Francine) and Kitty Lou Estes (J.R.); several grandchildren and great grandchildren; one brother, Andrew Wimbush; one sister, Lessie Manns; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends Thursday, March 3, 2022 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Bassett Funeral Service Chapel where the funeral will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. Taylor Tolliver. Burial will follow in the Carver Memorial Gardens.
Due to the governor’s requirements for COVID 19, a face covering is recommended and social distancing should be observed when visiting the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.bassettfuneralservice.com. Bassett Funeral Service is serving the Manns family.