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“Rest in Peace, til we finally get to meet in heaven. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Tina Stiles - Glendora, CA

“My Love for Betty was beyond friendship...she was the mother I never had. She made me laugh, she chastised me, she was honest, and most of all, ...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Mindy Sunday - Denver, CO

“Betty Anne and Larry were a wonderful memory in my younger years when I worked at the Main Cafe. They are a part of a generation I am sad to see...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Toni Hiner Van Decar - Denver, CO

“Steve and Family: I am sorry to hear the loss of your mother. I tried writing on the message book when your dad passed. I don't know if you...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Smith Hitchcock - CO

“I have very fond memories of Bettiann and am saddened by her passing ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Denice Higbee Buchanan - Dallas, TX

“Steve, so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. I was out of town when you had your Dad's memorial. Would love to have seen you. Take care...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Payne Hawkins - Lamat, CO

“Dear Steven ~ Many years ago, my mother Alice Rivera worked for your mother. She is very saddened to hear of her passing and wanted me to send you...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Suzanne Rivera - La Junta, CO

“Steve and Family, Please know that we are thinking of you at this time. Your mom was a great lady. I always had so much admiration for her. Our...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Mikki Cartwright - Lamar, CO


Betty Anne (Hawkins) Creaghe was born to Beulah (Wright) and Sumpter Moore Hawkins in Fort Smith, Arkansas, on November 27, 1922. She died in Denver, Colorado on September 24, 2012.
Betty Anne was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Bundick Creaghe of Lamar, Colorado; mother, Beulah Wright Hawkins; father, Sumpter Moore Hawkins, both of Fort Smith, Arkansas; daughter, Sally Wright Creaghe of Lamar, Colorado; brother, Wright Hawkins; and sister, Marion Hawkins Doss, both of Fort Smith.
She is survived by her son, Stephen (Dalyla) Creaghe of Denver, CO; four grandchildren, Christopher (Noelie) Creaghe of Arlington, VA, Sarah (Nick Holstein) Creaghe of Falls Church, VA, Patrick Creaghe of Denver, CO, and S. Matthew Creaghe of Centennial CO; as well as by two brothers, Franklin (Patricia) and Robert (Margaret Ann) Hawkins of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Betty Anne and Larry lived in Lamar for over thirty-two years where they raised their two children, ran their small businesses, and attended St. Paul's Episcopal Church. In 1978 they retired to Coronado, CA where they lived until returning to Denver in 2004.