LIMA — Betty Rose Hawk is celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house from 2-4 p.m. Dec. 9 at Lafayette United Methodist Church.
She was born Dec. 8, 1928, in Allen County to John and Bertha (Binkley) Fleming. On July 30, 1948, she married Richard Hawk, who died Feb. 5, 2007.
She has two children, Steve (Kay) Hawk, of Harrod, and Kathy (Bob) Clowers, of Harrod. Two sons, Edmond Hawk and Ken Hawk, are deceased. She has seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She is a farm wife and mother. She is a helper at Pooh’s Place Pre-School. She is an Allen County Farm Bureau Member. She is a member of Lafayette United Methodist Church. She is a life long seamstress and baker.