Betty Lu Jones Eakins
Born November 21, 1926 in Waco, Texas died July 14, 2019. Graduated from Dexter High School in 1944. Attended the University of New Mexico and was a member of Alpha Chi Omega. Graduated from New Mexico Western College in 1949. Taught at Los Ranchos Elementary School for 20 years. Member of PEO Chapter AU. Past member of Cosmopolitan Woman’s Club. Member of many bridge clubs.
Predeceased by her parents. Vergil and Nannielu Jones, husband, Philip Eakins, daughter Karen Eakins Steele, and son-in-law Ronnie Guy.
She leaves behind three daughters: Lynn Guy, Beth Dawkins (Ed), and Lisa Myers and son-in-law: Jim Steele. Four grandchildren: Camden Steele (Jessica Menning), Melanie Frazier (Shawn), Tyler Steele (Brenda) and Philip Dawkins. Two great-grandchildren: Kiersten and Ashlyn Rodriguez.
She loved: reading, working the puzzles in the paper, and watching basketball and football. She was an avid and excellent bridge player
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