Betty Jo Hawkins

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Betty Jo Hawkins, 82 of Waco, died peacefully on June 16, 2016.

Visitation: Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 10:30AM to 12:00PM at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Reception: Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 12:00PM to 1:30PM at the Lake Shore Funeral Home Reception Center

Celebration of Life and Faith: Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 2:00PM in the Main Chapel at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Betty was born June 28, 1933 in Weatherford, Texas to the late Travis and Eva Copeland Farrar. Betty married the love of her life, Fred Hawkins on February 6, 1954 in Tupelo, MS. Betty was passionate about her family and deeply loved being a Mother and Grandma. Betty is preceded in death by her parents; Travis and Eva Farrar; her husband of over 62 years, Fred Hawkins; her siblings, Gladys Garrett, Mamie Hicks and Travis Farrar; and her brothers-in-law, Archie Stover and Royal Hicks.

Betty leaves to cherish her memory on through her son, Aaron Hawkins and his wife Ashley; grandson, Anthony Hawkins; sisters, Zula Stover and Lola Hicks; nieces, Becky Woolever and her husband Rick and Sue Rasul and her husband Aziz; nephews, Calvin Stover and his wife Barbara and Randy Stover and his wife Fae; along with numerous other loving family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations should be sent to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708



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  1. I am so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. Please accept my sincere condolences. It’s so comforting to know our Grand Creator is “close to those who are broken hearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit.” And soon God will rid us of our last enemy, death forever. Revelation 21:3,4

  2. My heartfelt condolences . I will miss Betty Jo so much. She was such a joy to be with. May she rest in peace in our fathers arms .
    Betty Burks .

  3. Telean Novelli

    Betty, you are so loved by all! We miss you so much!. Thank you for being a part of our family and loving Tracy as your daughter. One of my fondest memories was at Christmas time shopping with you, Tracy and Bonnie in downtown Waco. We had a fun day together that day. I’ll never forget seeing you sitting and relaxing around Lakeshore Estates with Tracy and friends in the afternoon and evening hours! Always a calming and sweet person to be around.

    We love you. But we know that your with your sweet husband in heaven with the Lord. May God Bless you in heaven. Until we see you again. Love Telean, Tracy and Bonnie

  4. tracy whitman

    Betty, your going be very missed by the whitman Family I ‘m going miss you very mush yes all be with you one day I only thank you for being my very best friend’s at lackshore Estate all way’s thinking of you when where both drinking coffee and in the dinner room bye the good warm fire place to seat bye when there it’s was very cold out side it was sow nice to tracy,and i appreciate you sow very mush all will be praying for your Family always in our pray’s we love you best wish is now god Bless you and keep you always god loves you and sow do I Love alway’s tracy and Bonnie and your Favorite Dog Lacey , is being Loved bye you all way’s thinking of you

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