Betty Jean Hankins

Betty Jean Hankins

1931 – 2015

On Saturday, June 27, 2015, Betty passed away suddenly at the Dawson Creek and District Hospital, Dawson Creek, BC.

Betty was born in Stettler, AB and was raised in the area. Soon after marriage, the family moved to West Arrow Park, BC. In 1967 they experimented with a three year stint on the Queen Charlotte Islands only to move back to the West Kootenays to resume farming in Edgewood and Burton before retiring to Dawson Creek, BC in 1992 where Betty resided until her passing.

Betty was predeceased by her husband Robert (Bob) Charles Hankins in 2010. She is survived by her loving family: children Jim (Monica), Judy, Allan (Cheri); grandchildren Tabitha (Phillip), Madeline (Marvin), Joel, TK (Katrina), Adrianna and Alicia, great grandchildren Sam, Alison, Elsa, Adeline, and Scout.

She will be missed beyond words by her loving family and many dear friends.

A celebration of Betty’s life was held on Monday, July 20, 2015 at 4:00pm at Bergeron Funeral Chapel, Dawson Creek, BC.

Expressions of sympathy in memory of Betty may be made by donation to the “Dawson Creek Hospital Foundation” 11100-13 Street, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 3W8 or the “Diabetes Association”, 103-490 Quebec Street, Prince George, BC V2L 5N5.

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Interment of Betty’s urn will take place at the graveside in the Woodland Cemetery, Botha, Alberta on Monday, August 3, 2015 at 2:00pm.

Arrangements were entrusted to Bergeron Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd.

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