Billie Jean Manes(1931 - 2013)

Billie Jean Manes February 4, 1931- July 16, 2013 Billie passed away in Bakersfield, CA, with family by her side. She was 82. She was born to Turner and Mabel Harjo in Muskogee, OK. Her dad was full blood Indian. She was proud of her Indian heritage. Her parents died when she was young. Her grandparents raised her in Arroyo Grande, CA. There she met Kenneth Manes and married. They moved to Bakersfield, CA, and raised five children. Billie loved to fish and go shopping. She touched many lives and was loved by everyone. She is survived by her sons, Johnny and Gary; her daughter, Donna Westberry; 13 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenny; son, Jimmy; daughter, Billie Ruth Scott; and her brother, Devoe. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 24, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Southwest Chapel, 2739 Panama Lane. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 25, 10:00 a.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 9101 Kern Canyon Rd. For condolences please visit Greenlawn Funeral Home - Southwest

Funeral Home

Greenlawn Funeral Homes • Cremations • Cemeteries - Southwest
2739 Panama Lane Bakersfield, CA 93313
(661) 834-8820

Published in Bakersfield Californian on July 22, 2013