Roger Nash Lankford

Born: Tue., Aug. 8, 1944
Died: Fri., Aug. 14, 2015

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Sat., Aug. 22, 2015
Location: Greenlawn Cemetery

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Roger Nash Lankford

Roger Nash Lankford, age 71, of Union Point, GA, died Friday, August 14, 2015 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro, GA. He was born on August 8, 1944, in Union Point, GA, one of 10 children born to the late Jesse and Cleo Agnes Turner Lankford. He was raised in Union Point and attended Union Point High School.  As a young man he worked as a service station attendant in Atlanta and later retired from Chipman Union in Union Point as a fixer.  Roger was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Union Point.   

He is survived by two daughters, Donna Lankford of Kingsport, TN and Joyce Lankford Williams Raye (Michael) of Kingsport, TN; a son, Rodney Ashley; four 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; three brothers, Bobby Lankford and his wife Wydell of Stephens, GA, Clarence Lankford and his wife Grace of Flowery Branch, GA, and Charles Lankford and his wife Sandra of Danielsville, GA; a number of stepchildren and step grandchildren; numerous other relatives; and many friends. Roger was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Langford; a sister Betty Lankford Campbell; and a grandson, Brandon Lankford.

A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Randy Lankford officiating. 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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Mary Ruth Meeks Brown
   Posted Sun August 16, 2015
My deepest sympathy to all of the family. I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you during this time.
Love, Mary Ruth and family

priscilla marchman
   Posted Sun August 16, 2015
I am so very sorry for your loss and may god bless this family in a special way

Barbara Elrod Clark
   Posted Sun August 16, 2015
So sorry for your loss;Praying for your family...

Tommy Talley
   Posted Sun August 16, 2015
Beckie and I extend out sympathy to the whole Lankford Family. You will be in out thoughts and prayers. May the comfort of the sprit be with you. Roger will be missed by all who knew him.

Cennie L.Maddox
   Posted Mon August 17, 2015
My sympathy and love is with the family , Roger will be truly missed .
Love Cennie

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Mon August 17, 2015
I was so sorry to hear about Roger. My prayers are with you all.