Bettie Virginia Ryan Harris, age 80, of Las Vegas, and formerly of Cole Camp, Mo., passed away Aug. 12, 2013. Born in Tulsa, Okla., July 11, 1933, Bettie worked for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department from 1970-1980. She then acquired employment with Arcata and Associates at the Nevada Test Site, retiring in 1995. She is survived by her son, Mark Harris; her daughters, Kathy O'Malley and Kelly Duarte (Dave), all of Las Vegas; son, Matthew Harris (Sandra) of Warsaw, Mo.; and grandchildren, Nikki O'Malley, Dallas O'Malley and Danielle Duarte. The family wishes to thank the staff at the Manor Health Care and Creekside Hospice for all their dedication and kindness towards their mother. There will be a private celebration of life with family and friends Saturday, Aug. 31, in Las Vegas.