LAFAYETTE Helen Lankford Green, 83, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in LaFayette. She was previously employed with Salem Carpet Mills as an Inspector for more than 35 years and enjoyed reading, cooking and spending time with her family. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed by all that knew her. She was preceded in death by parents, John and Martha Lankford; husband, Oscar "Doodle" Green; grandsons, Christopher Shawn Steele and Brandon James Green and several siblings.Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Sherron and (Douglas) Steele; son and daughter-in-law, Randall and (Fannie) Green, all of LaFayette, Ga.; brother, Tommy Lankford, of Chickamauga, Ga.; 3 grandchildren, Joshua, Danielle and Tommy; great grandson, Corey and several nieces and nephews.Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 in the LaFayette Memory Gardens with Dr. Clay Powell officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. Tuesday until leaving for the graveside service. Arrangements by the LaFayette Chapel of Wilson Funeral Homes, LaFayette, GA.