September 12, 1938 - December 29, 2020
The Joyful Life of Betty Jean Lang Bennett Betty Jean Lang Bennett was born September 12, 1938 in Hempstead, Texas to Intha Mae Watson and Burton Lang, Sr. She confessed her life in Christ and was baptized at an early age under the leadership of Reverend Bryant at Mt. Corinth Missionary Baptist Church. Betty Jean later joined Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Bellville, Texas under the leadership of Rev. Charles Thomas where she was a faithful member who loved singing in the choir until her health failed. Betty Jean attended Sam Schwartz High School where she was active in sports. She was employed at Prairie View A&M University, a care giver and later employed with Bellville General Hospital for a number of years until retirement. Betty didn’t have any biological kids but treated her nieces, nephews and other kids as her own. She enjoyed dancing, watching Western shows, BBQ cookouts with family and friends, playing cards, bingo, picking pecans, fishing and most of all she enjoyed listening to music, two of her favorite songs were ”Cooling Water” and “Further On Up the Road” On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, God called her into eternal rest. Her God-given assignment was complete. Betty Gene was preceded in death by her husband Walter Bennett, and later a special friend R.K. Ward, her mother Intha Mae Watson; father, Burton Lang, Sr. sisters; Doris Jean Lang, Francis Johnson-Finch, Ira Mae Jackson, Joan Marie Sparks-Brown, Bernice Lang Gertman and brother; Burton Joe Lang, Jr. Betty’s memory will be cherished by her aunt Clara Smith, sisters Jessie Lee Scott, Carolyn White, Ora Renee Stubblefield and Joyce Yates; brothers Henry Lang (Flora Mae), Lee Ellis Lang, Ronald Watson (Celeste), Donall Watson (Carolyn) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
The Joyful Life of Betty Jean Lang Bennett Betty Jean Lang Bennett was born September 12, 1938 in Hempstead, Texas to Intha Mae Watson and Burton Lang, Sr. She confessed her life in Christ and was baptized at an... View Obituary & Service Information
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