Tuesday, May 5, 2015


Twila R. Whitley

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Twila R. Whitley, 96, of Manhattan, died Tuesday morning at the Meadowlark Hills Sloan House. She was born on June 23, 1915, in Manchester, the elder daughter of Ewan and Emma (Dieffenbaugh) Robertson.  Twila and her younger sister, Lila (Foster), were raised on a farm near Manchester, just north of Abilene.  She attended a country grade school, then graduated from Abliene High School in 1932. On February 16, 1935 she was united in marriage to Henry T. Whitley of Solomon.  To this union a son, Winston Keith Whitley, was born.  The

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