Betty Lee Hawk, Springfield, MO passed away January 26, 2019 at Nixa Nursing and Rehab. She was born December 8, 1931 in Conway, MO to Russell and Lola Burchfield. She attended St. Luke Elementary School and Marshfield High School. She was preceded in death by husbands: Lester Smith, Ed Murphy, and Bob Hawk, a brother Johnny Burchfield, twin sisters Evelyn & Ellen Burchfield, brother-in-law Bud Willoughby, and her parents. Betty is survived by her sister Joan Willoughby, Nixa, MO, brother Bill Burchfield and wife Judy, Marshfield, MO, sister-in-law Charlene Burchfield, Grand Island, NY, nieces and nephews: Carolyn Willoughby, and Terry Jim Hedgpeth, Highlandville, MO, Dale Willoughby, Nixa, MO, Lindsey and BJ Webb, Springfield, MO, Melanie and Bart Ellison, Ava, MO, Robert and Joy Burchfield, Overland Park, KS, Rusty and Theresa Burchfield, San Francisco, CA, and Erich and Jen Burchfield, Los Angeles, CA. Betty accepted Christ at a early age and attended St. Luke Methodist Church, she became a member of Fordland Church of Christ when she moved to Fordland, and attended the Sunset Church of Christ in Springfield. She enjoyed traveling and had visited many parts of the U.S. including two trips to Hawaii. Betty will be deeply missed. Services will be held Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in Greenlawn Funeral Home South with burial to follow in Fordland Cemetery, Fordland, MO under the care of Greenlawn Funeral Home South.
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