Julie Vera Manker, 83, Shawnee, Kan., passed away Monday, May 23, 2011, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.
Visitation was Friday, May 27, at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. A memorial service was at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Shawnee.
Memorial contributions may be made to Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, 25 Columbia Heights, NY 11201-2483. Online condolences may be expressed at www.amosfamily.com. Arrangements were by Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee.
Julie Vera was born April 1, 1928, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Truman and Mary Ann "Mamie" Lowther.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William B. Manker, in 1975.
She is survived by two daughters, Marta Johnson and husband Chip, and Gina Middleton and husband John, all of Shawnee, Kan.; five grandchildren, Tessa Johnson, Tyler (Dionisia) Johnson, Maurena (Jordan) Edemann, Marlena Middleton and Trace Middleton; and one great grandson, Malcom Johnson.