Betty Jean (Lankford) Campbell

Born: Tue., Aug. 10, 1937
Died: Sat., Aug. 9, 2014


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Aug. 11, 2014
Location: Callaway Funeral Home

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Tue., Aug. 12, 2014
Location: Callaway Funeral Home Chapel

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Betty Jean Lankford Campbell

Betty Jean Lankford Campbell, age 76, of Arnoldsville, GA, formerly of Conyers, GA, died Saturday, August 9, 2014 at The Oaks At Athens. She was born on August 10, 1937, in Union Point, GA, one of 10 children born to the late Jessie and Cleo Agnes Turner Lankford. She grew up in Union Point and attended Union Point High School.  Her working career began as a waitress, then she worked as a meat wrapper at Kroger.  She was also the manager at a guest house in Atlanta for doctors while they were doing their residency at Emory.  Before retiring because of health, she was a bookkeeper for Milroy Optical.  Betty was a member of Wesleyan Methodist in Union Point and a member of the American Legion.  She was an excellent cook, enjoyed playing bingo and especially enjoyed taking care of her family and the elderly.

She is survived by her son Kenneth Futrelle and his wife Debbie of Arnoldsville, GA; 4 sisters, Darlene Carter of Loganville, GA, Jeannette Carter and her husband Roy of Eatonton, GA, Joyce Dale and her husband Delbert of Stone Mountain, GA and Gail Sturdivant and her husband Randy of Bonaire, GA; 4 brothers, Bobby Lankford and his wife Wydell of Stephens, GA, Clarence Lankford and his wife Grace of Flowery Branch, GA, Roger Lankford of Union Point, GA and Charles Lankford and his wife Sandra of Danielsville, GA; 4 grandchildren, Amanda Fleeman (Jason), Melena Fleeman (Alan), Kenny Futrelle, Jr. (Brandy) and Matthew Futrelle; 7 great grandchildren, Caitlin Fleeman, Amber Cook, Hailey Fleeman, Alexis Fleeman, Samuel Fleeman, Nathan Futrelle and Nataleigh Futrelle; and a host of other relatives; and many friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Langford.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at Callaway Funeral Home Chapel, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Randy Lankford officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669. Pallbearers will be Kenny Futrelle, Jr., Matthew Futrelle, Geoff Dale, Alan Fleeman, Russell Lankford and Robby Rainey. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday night at the funeral home. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Everette Duvall
   Posted Mon August 11, 2014
our prays are with the family

Ann Wilson
   Posted Mon August 11, 2014
I am so sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy to the family and praying that God will comfort each of.

Shayne Langford
   Posted Mon August 11, 2014
Sorry to hear about Aunt Betty passing, my thoughts and prayers go out to everyone. Reading that she loved to cook and take care of family in her obituary reminded me of many Sundays in Atlanta when my dad and I would ride over to her place for a nice home cooked meal (and plenty of leftovers to take home). May she rest in peace.

Donna Lankford
   Posted Mon August 11, 2014
Aunt Betty is now enjoying her heavenly home. free from pain. My thoughts and prayers are with my family, I am there with you in spirit. My God wrap his loving arms around you and comfort you as only he can.


Phyllis Vaughn Blanton
   Posted Mon August 11, 2014
Thinking of the Lankford family during this time of sorrow. Praying God's blessings on you.

Sandra Beal Jordan
   Posted Mon August 11, 2014
So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with all.

Mary Ruth Meeks Brown
   Posted Tue August 12, 2014
My heart goes out to each of you during this sad time. I have many fond memories of Betty Jean and growing up with the entire family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love to all - Mary Ruth

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Tue August 12, 2014
I pray that God will wrap His loving arms around each of you at this time and give you peace and comfort.

Gail & Gene Lindsey
   Posted Wed August 13, 2014
Kenny, Debbie and family,

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

Joyce Williams
   Posted Wed August 13, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone, so wish I could have made it in. I know Aunt Betty is rejoicing, free from her pain and suffering but she will be missed here. Love you, Aunt Betty.