On April 13, 2018, our lord looked down from Heaven and directed one of his Angels, to bring his daughter, Betty Jean Lennon, Home to Paradise.
Betty Jean Lennon was born on August 15, 1938 in Whiteville, NC to the late Will Drayton and Bernice Baldwin-Drayton. Betty grew up in Whiteville, NC and later relocated to Philadelphia, PA with her late husband Herman T. Lennon.
Betty, was a dedicated employee at The American Belt Company for over 25 years, where she later went on to retire from. During her time there she was proudly known as “The Best Boss Ever”.Throughout her life, she’s met and touched the lives of so many people who she loved and cared for. What people loved the most about Betty was her generosity and ability to love unconditionally. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and her best bud before his departure “Pharrell”. She also loved chatting on the phone with her siblings, shopping and listening to her oldies.
Betty leaves to cherish her memory, (1) son, James Drayton(Selina); (2) daughters,Barbara Turner (Edward) and Betty Lennon. (6) Brothers, William Allen Drayton (Margaret), Floyd Drayton (Betty), Joe Drayton, Matthew Drayton, Horace Drayton (Lubertha), Leon Drayton (Renee), (6) Sisters, Willie Mae McCoy, Veora Holland, Grace Powell, Mace Swindell, Clara Baldwin, DrucillaSmith (James),
(7) grandsons, Timothy Lennon, Emmanuel Turner (Sh-Rhonda), Esaias Turner (Tamika), Tarik Davis, James Drayton Jr, Ezra Turner, Jerrell Drayton (4) granddaughters, Tasha N. Smith (Richard), Tabitha Lennon, Tiffany Lennon, Tara Lennon, (26) great grandchildren and a host of family and friends