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Billee Jo Browning Etchecopar


03/08/1957 - 07/11/2015 Obituary
Billee Jo Browning Etchecopar Obituary
Billee Jo was born in Paso Robles, California, on March 8, 1957, to Bill and JoAnn Browning. At an early age she moved to Bakersfield, with her family. She attended local schools graduating from West High in 1975. The same year she met her love, Albert. They were married on January 7, 1978, celebrating almost 38 years together. For a number of years she worked for the Panama- Buena Vista Union School District and was the Kitchen Manager at both Buena Vista Elementary and Panama Elementary. She later went on to work at the Kern County Superintendent of Schools, where she was currently employed.
She is preceded in death by her parents and in-laws. She is
survived by her husband Albert Etchecopar; daughter Annee Jo and Chris Hughes; son James Etchecopar; sister-in law Linda and Chuck Coodey; nephew Kevin and Kay Coodey; great- nieces Stephanie Cates, Emma and Alyssa Coodey; nephew Ryan and Lorraine Coodey; step-mother Marjorie Browning; step- sister Jennifer Williams; step- brother Tom and Barbara Cierley all of Bakersfield; sister Jackee Johnson; niece JoAnn Johnson; great- nephew Jesse Jamez Smith all of Atascadero, CA; step-father Richard and wife Lana Johnson of Grants Pass, OR; step- brother Jack and Donna Cierley of La Habra, CA. Her special friends: Debbie Wilson, Cheryl Coombs, Debbie Banducci, and long time high school friend, Melinda Fallgatter and her many co- workers and friends at the Richardson Center.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Fellowship Baptist Church, 3001 Stine Road, Bakersfield, CA at 10:00AM.
Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara Funeral Directors.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on July 16, 2015
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