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Betty Janette Black

March 30, 1933 — April 25, 2023

Betty Janette Black went to be with her Savior Tuesday, April 25 after an extended illness.

Betty was born in Oglethorpe County, GA to Wayne and Reba (Carter) Lance March 30, 1933.

Over the years, Betty was a faithful wife and mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  She trusted Jesus Christ as her Savior many years ago and was a member for many years of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in the Neese community.

Over the years, she worked at Big Ace sewing plant, Discount Jungle Clothing, and with her brothers at Bill’s BBQ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Hoyt Black, her father, Wayne Lance when she was 3 years old, her Mother Reba Carter Lance Patterson, stepfather, Cleo Patterson; her grandson Gabriel David Black, her brother William Leon (Bill) Lance and sister in law Edna Wynn Lance, and her brother Robert Wayne (Bob) Lance.

Betty is survived by her children, Dawn and Mike King, David and Rhonda Black, and Barry and Sharon Black.  Grandchildren Bethany Wright, Nathaniel and Sarah Black, Andrew and Katelynn King, Hannah and Dane Gaskins, and Caitlyn and Wes Hendrix.  Great Grandchildren, Camden Wright, Adeline Black and Sophie Black.  Brother and sister in law, Tom and Carol Patterson, and Sister in law, Brenda Lance, several nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

We would like to extend a very special thank you to Betty’s loving caregivers Jan Hughes, Lucille Bone, Brenda Sanders, and Debra Nunley; and to St. Mary’s Hospice, particularly Priscilla, RN.

Flowers are welcomed, or donations may be made to the Gideons International for the purchase of Bibles.

Visitation will be from 6-8 PM at Lord and Stephens Danielsville  Thursday April 27.  Pallbearers will be Nathaniel Black, Andrew King, Dane Gaskins, Wes Hendrix, David Hamdy and Jacob Tolbert.  The funeral will be at 11 AM April 28 2023 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in the Neese Community, Hull, GA.

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, April 27, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lord and Stephens - Danielsville

963 Georgia 98, Danielsville, GA 30633

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Funeral Service

Friday, April 28, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Neese


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