Betty Jean Krause

Friday, May 12, 2017

Ms. Betty Jean Krause, 69, of Manila, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Manila Nursing Home.

Betty was born in Blytheville to Thomas and Earma Imogene (Wilson) Hawkins and was a homemaker. Betty enjoyed all of the activities at the nursing home and always participated. She made numerous friends while at the nursing home and loved all of them and the nursing home staff dearly.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Betty leaves two sons, Robert and Richard Krause of New Mexico; a daughter, Michelle Krause of Pocahontas; a brother, John Hawkins of Leachville; an aunt, Ole May McClish of Manila and several grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. On Monday, May 15 at Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Priscilla Ray officiating. There will be no visitation. Condolences may be expressed to the family at