Cover photo for Betty Jean Lamport's Obituary
Betty Jean Lamport Profile Photo
1928 Betty Jean 2016

Betty Jean Lamport

December 7, 1928 — September 28, 2016

Betty Jean Stone Lamport, of Mountain Home, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Dianne and Alford Freeman. Betty was born on the 7th of December 1928, at Ozan, Hempstead County, Arkansas, to Elizabeth Alene (Goodlett) and Robert Lee Stone. She married Edward Newton Lamport. Betty began her career as a typesetter in1969 for Jiffy Print in Memphis, Tennessee, and remained with them until 1987, when she went to work for her good friend, Jewell Shaner at Shaner’s Printing. In 1990 she moved to Mountain Home to be close to her daughter and grandchildren. Betty is known for her love of flowers and birds. She created many flower beds around her residence, and kept her bird feeders full at all times. People would stop and ask if they could pick a bouquet from her garden. Miss Lamport was a charter member of the United Daughters of Confederacy, Mountain Home Caroline Meriwether Goodlett Chapter #2644. She was also a member of the Captain Nathan Watkins Chapter (Mountain Home) of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution for the past 40 years. Miss Lamport was also an Alumni member of the Twin Lakes Welcome Club. Betty is survived by her daughter, Dianne Lamport Freeman and son-in-law, Alford: four grandchildren: Dustin E. “Dusty” Lamport and his wife, Terri L., Alford Andrew “Andy” Freeman, Laura E. Freeman Jarrett, and Eric A. Palmer. Great Grandchildren include: Theodore Lamport, Talen and Kennedi Palmer, Hayden and Hunter Bahr and Adelyn Jarrett, Domenic Freeman and sister, Talaena Crabb. Betty is also survived by her sisters, Patsy Jo (Tom) Clarke of Mountain Home, and Mary Lee Strief of Dallas, Texas. Betty was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Edward Newton Lamport. Visitation will be Saturday, October 1st from 10:00 A.M. till Noon, at the Freeman Home at 1419 County Road 30. Burial will be private. Donations may be made to the Caroline Meriwether Goodlett Chapter #2644 Scholarship Fund or Hospice of the Ozarks. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Arkansas.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Betty Jean Lamport, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, October 1, 2016

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree