Betty Jean Lankford, 60 of Melbourne died Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.
She was born Oct. 24, 1959, in Lepanto, Arkansas to Lynwood and Vollie Arnold Lankford.
She was preceded in death by her mother and a nephew, Jeremy Townsley.
Survivors include her father, Lynwood Lankford of Melbourne and sisters, Francis Lankford of Melbourne, Carol Berman of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Sarah Lankford of Victor, New York.
Memorial services will be held Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Zion Church in Zion. Interment will be in the Antioch Cemetery at Zion. Arrangements by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service.
Honorary pallbearers are Jonathan Francis, Trent Lankford, Jeremy Townsley, Tyler Roper, Mark Herrington, and Eric Jackson.