Betty Laneeze Dawkins was born June 21, 1925, in Pottawatomie County and departed this life Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, in Prague at the age of 86.


Betty Laneeze Dawkins was born June 21, 1925, in Pottawatomie County and departed this life Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, in Prague at the age of 86.
Betty, the daughter of Sherman Lee and Oma Viola (Loveland) Ross, was a resident of Prague.
She married Howard L. Dawkins on Sept. 24, 1942, in Shawnee. He preceded her in death June 30, 2007.
Betty spent most of her life in retail/wholesale fashion and was a sales representative/owner of Betty’s Fashions in Prague and Shawnee.
Her parents and one brother also preceded Betty in death.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Dorothy Dawkins of Midwest City and Danny and Frankie Dawkins of Lucasville, Ohio; daughter, Katrina Dawkins of Conroe, Texas; brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Wanda Ross of Paden; sister and brother-in-law, Patsy and Franklin Sedlacek of Prague; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
The Dawkins family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, at Parks Brothers Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, at Parks Brothers Funeral Chapel in Prague with Rev. Clint Dawkins officiating. Interment will follow at the Prague Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Prague. A guestbook is available to share your memories online. Please visit www.ParksBrothers.net.