Betty Jane (Eskridge) Manley, dear wife, mother and grandmother, was welcomed into heaven on April 7, 2012, after a 3 year, hard fought battle with pulmonary fibrosis and cancer. She was greeted by her father Ernest, and her brother Punkin (Ed), who was her best friend. She is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Alan, 3 daughters and 7 grandchildren, all of which she loved dearly and was very proud of. Tera and Chuck Gearhart and their children Alex, Kate and Toby. Donna and her daughters Brittney, Kaylee and Ally, and Kristy and her son Dylan, with whom she was especially close to, as she helped in raising him. Also survived by her mother Flora and her sisters Lois and Kathy and their families, sister in law Tammy and her family, as well as 3 half siblings, Joy, Wanda and Bobby and their families, and several dear cousins and friends. Graveside service 1:30 p.m. Tuesday (Today) in North Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. today in the Spiker-Foster-Shriver Funeral Home 710 Tuscarawas St. W.