Salyer-Lee Chapter 1417
United Daughters of the Confederacy 
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Betty Rosenbaum Laningham

In 2006, the Salyer-Lee Chapter recognized the long-term member, Mrs. Betty Laningham. Betty Rosenbaum Laningham has been a member of the UDC for some 62 years. The Salyer Lee Chapter #1417 celebrated the membership of Betty Laningham in the United Daughters of the Confederacy on October 7, 2006 with a special ceremony at Mosby’s in Wise, VA. Betty was presented with a special pin to mark the occasion.

As a young girl, Betty Rosenbaum Laningham was encouraged to join the The Lighthorse Harry Lee Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy with her mother. Betty remained a member of that chapter for some 50 + years until it disbanded. Betty moved her membership to the Salyer-Lee Chapter in Wise, VA.

Betty Rausenbaum Laningham married John Wynn Laningham. They have two sons, J. Lee and John W. Laningham Jr.

Betty R. Laningham is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Pennington Gap, Virginia. Betty Laningham is very active in civic organizations. She is a member of 2 Daughters of the American Revolution chapters: the Lovelady Chapter and the Major George Gibson Chapter. She is a member of the Lee County Virginia Garden Club, the Jonesville Women’s Club, and the Powell Valley Chapter of the Eastern Star.

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