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Betty Lou Hankins

March 24, 1938 October 7, 2018
Betty Lou Hankins
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Betty L. Hankins, 80, of Grand Ledge, MI passed away peacefully Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. She was born March 24, 1938 and preceded in death by her parents, Loran G. and Francis Philips and her siblings, Ronald Philips, Richard Philips and June Robbennolt. Betty attended Grand Ledge High School, and was a long time employee with the State of Michigan before retiring in 1990. Betty loved quilting, going to the casinos with friends, traveling, reading and shopping, but most of all, spending time with her children and grandchildren which she adored. Betty was a very generous and loving mother and grandmother and will be very deeply missed. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, James R. Hankins, her children, Susan (Mark) Simmer, Colleen (Mike) Stuart, Angela Hankins (Brian Roth) and James W. Hankins. Also surviving are her sister Ruth Philips, and her 6 grandchildren, Amy (Drew) Hibbard, John Simmer, Christopher Stuart, Curtis Mayes, Mallory Jones & Amanda Hankins, and 3 great-grandchildren, Dylan Hibbard, Shawn Hibbard and Jamari Jones and many loving relatives and close friends. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 1 -3 pm at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, 301 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge, MI with a meal and Celebration of Life to follow starting at 4 pm at the Masonic Lodge, 200 W. River St., Grand Ledge. Flowers or memorials are welcome, or donations can be sent in her memory to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Capital Area Human Society. Online condolences may be shared at

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1:00 PM 11/4/2018 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 11/4/2018 3:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

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