Betty Jean Collins Lang, 88, of Temperanceville, VA, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, February 11, 2021. She was born May 25, 1932, in Wattsville, VA, to John and Arella Collins. On April 3, 1949, she married Robert “Bobby” Cale Lang Sr., who preceded her in death on April 14, 2015.
Betty worked various jobs which included Birdseye, Holly Farms, US 13 Restaurant, JJ Newberrys, Clam Factory, JP’s, and babysitting for various families. No job was more gratifying to her than that of mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother. She soothed many of scraped knees in her time.
Betty loved sewing, quilting, cooking, camping, fishing, gardening, animals (especially bird and squirrel watching), but most of all she loved her family and treasured the moments she got to spend with them.
Betty is survived by her children, Bobby Lang Jr. (Corinne), Donna Goleman (Walt), Steve Lang (Kim), Lisa Ward (Jeff), 14 grandkids, 26 great grandkids, 5 great great grandkids, her sisters, Beverly Meyer, Barbara Squibb, and Darlene Cherrix, and her many nieces and nephews. All of these she loved and touched deeply.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bobby Lang Sr., son, David Lang, and siblings, Johnny Collins, Peggy Troutman, Almeda Fleetwood, Catherine Williams, Wade Collins, and Dale Collins, and great grandson, Dylan Michael Justice.
Join us on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Fox Funeral Home, Temperanceville for a Funeral Service, at 2:00 PM, there will be a Vistation 1 hour prior to Service. Interment will be at John W. Taylor Cemetery, Temperanceville, VA with the Rev. Kevin Eley officiating.
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