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Idonna Manson

June 16, 1928 — July 19, 2016

Idonna June Manson, 88, of Covington, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at her residence.  She was born June 16, 1928, in Bradford, to the late Jerry Titus and Nora Belle (Miller) Hill.  She married Leonard L. Manson in 1948; he preceded her in death in 2008.

Idonna will be missed and remembered by her two children and their spouses, Daniel (Gayle) Manson of Covington; Cathy (Tom) Carder of Covington; siblings Joanne Garrett of St. Petersburg, Fla., Robert (Connie) Hill of Englewood, and John (Patsy) Hill of Bradford; 11 grandchildren, Ellen (Phil) Keller, Rebecca Dickson, Matthew Cromes, Wendy (Tom) Knepp, Mandy (Brian) Richards, Emily Welch (Freddy Cochran), Brian (Susan) Carder, Chris Carder, Brad (Shirley) Carder, Jerry Carder, and Josh Carder; 20 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Don Heisey of Bradford; and many loving nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by siblings Jerry Hill Jr., Chalmer Hill, Mary Heisey, and Eileen Stanley; grandsons K.C. Williams and Josh Welch; and a great-great-granddaughter.

Mrs. Manson was a graduate of Bradford High School and was a lifelong homemaker.  She also had worked for Tate Manufacturing and retired from the Miami County Health Department.  Idonna enjoyed cooking, gardening, sewing, crafts, camping with her husband, playing cards with friends and family, and spending time with her grandkids.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 25, at Miami Memorial Park, 7875 Crescent Dr., Covington.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Covington Rescue Squad, 801 E. Broadway, Covington, OH 45318.  Arrangements are in care of Jackson-Sarver Funeral Home, Covington.  Online memories of Idonna may be left for her family at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Covington Fire & Rescue Inc.
801 E. Broadway, Covington OH 45318

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