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Dorothy Lankford

Dorothy Lankford

Friday, June 24, 1927 - Sunday, July 26, 2020
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Obituary

Mrs. Dorothy (Dot) Ashley Lankford, age 93, of Lagrange, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Mrs. Lankford was born on June 24, 1927 in LaGrange to the late Joseph Luther and Mamie Geter Ashley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Leon Ashley and Lewis Ashley, her sisters, Lucille Corley, Ruth Smith and Mae Foster, husband, Ray Lankford and son-in-law, Jim Campbell.

She was a long-time member of Dunson Baptist Church where she served as the church organist and pianist for many years. Mrs. Lankford was previously employed at J.C. Penny and retired form C&S Bank (now Bank of America). She was once an active member of the Active Life Center in LaGrange, where she made many life-long friends. She also served as a volunteer with the West Georgia Health System.

Survivors include her daughter, Lynn Campbell of Hogansville; grandson, Chris Campbell of LaGrange; great-grandsons, Drew Campbell of LaGrange and Jacob and Tyson Campbell of Hogansville.

A time of visitation will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand, 506 Hill Street, LaGrange beginning at 12:00 pm. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 pm in the chapel. Rev. Andy Hall, one of her former pastors and Pastor Greg Morris will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Shadowlawn Cemetery.

In memory of Mrs. Lankford, donations may be made to the Florence Hand Home, 200 Medical Drive, LaGrange, 30240 or the WellStar West Georgia Hospice, 1510 Vernon Road, LaGrange, 30240. The family would like the thank the staff at the Florence Hand Home for the loving care given to Mrs. Lankford the past several years and the staff of WellStar West Georgia Hospice for their excellent care in the final days. The family will be at the home of her daughter in Hogansville. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginslagrangechapel.com. Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand, 706-884-7117.

The service will be live streamed at https://www.facebook.com/Higgins-Funeral-Home-at-Hunter-Allen-Myhand-112934447035221/
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Service Details

  • Interment

    Thursday, July 30, 2020 |
    When
    Thursday, July 30, 2020
    Location
    Shadowlawn Cemetery
    Address
    Linden Ave
    LaGrange, Georgia 30241
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 30, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand, 506 Hill Street, LaGrange
    Address
    506 Hill Street
    LaGrange, GA 30240
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Chapel

    Thursday, July 30, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand, 506 Hill Street, LaGrange
    Address
    506 Hill Street
    LaGrange, GA 30240
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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