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Betty Lane Davis Ford

December 5, 1938 — August 11, 2019

Betty Lane Davis Ford

Betty Lane Davis Ford of Halifax County, VA passed away August 11, 2019.  She was born in Pittsylvania County, VA on December 5, 1938 and was 80 years of age.  She was the daughter of the late Whit William Lane and the late Lona Crews Lane. She was married James Wallace Ford who survives.


Betty was an excellent mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed gardening and loved her church, South Boston Church of God, and her church family. She loved praising and worshiping God and was a strong prayer warrior.


Betty Ford is survived by:

Her Husband

James Wallace Ford of Halifax

Her Daughter

Peggy Duffey and husband Tony of Lynchburg

Six Grandchildren

Sixteen Great Grandchildren


***Preceded in death by***

Her First Husband

Rev. Marion Harper Davis

Her Daughter

Phyllis Lancaster Francis


Charity Lancaster Perry


Willard Lane, Walter Lane and Raymond Lane


A funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at South Boston Church of God with the Rev. T. Wayne Daniel officiating. Burial to follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens.


The family will receive friends Wednesday, one hour prior to the service at the church.


For memorials please consider South Boston Church of God, 3000 Halifax Road, South Boston, VA 24592.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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