Betty James Citizen 72 departed this life on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.
Betty was born July 23, 1948 and was a lifelong resident of Lake Charles, Louisiana. She was a former member of New Sunlight Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. V.E. Washington. Later in life she united with Mt. Tabor Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Albert London. In her later years she united with First New Life Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Dwight Barker.
She leaves to cherish her memories, one sister, Mary Louise Lewis; six children, Vernette Citizen Varn (Stanley), Albert Roy Citizen (Gina), Yolonda Joubert (Eldridge), Marquetta James Clark (Patrick), Marqus James (Anika), and Brandon Citizen and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Howard James and mother, Cora Malbrough James.
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