YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – A homegoing celebration in honor of Ms. Betty Lou Stanford will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Apostolic Faith Temple Church in Youngstown, Ohio.
Ms. Stanford departed this life on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center following a long-term illness.
Betty was born June 16, 1956 in Chatham, Virginia a daughter of Lewis Jasper and Nora Mae Berger Davis.
Betty was a proud member of the East High School cheerleading squad and class of 1974.
On August 17, 1974 she wed John Stanford and became the devoted mother to her son, Marcus.
She was formerly employed as an STNA at Meridian Arms Nursing Facility and Omni Manor Nursing Facility until she became ill in 2004.
Betty enjoyed selling Avon; visiting with her friends and praising God with her church family. She will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving son, Marcus L. Stanford of Newport News, Virginia; her grandchildren, Courtney and Jamir Stanford both of Newport News, Virginia and Ashley Butler of Williamsburg, Virginia; her siblings, Jasper Davis, Jr., Donald (Francetta) Davis and David (Margarita) Davis all of Youngstown, Christine Davis Johnson of Bryans, Maryland and Diane (Keith) Hall of Youngstown and a host of other relatives and dear friends.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John Stanford; her grandparents, William Henry and Willie Mae Patterson Berger; her brother, Bobby Davis and her sister, Doris J. Hunt.
The family will receive friends Thursday, May 2 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church prior to services.
Arrangements handled by J.E. Washington Funeral Services, Inc.
A television tribute will air Thursday, May 2 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.