Funeral services for Mr. Willie A. Lane, 91, of Gainesboro,
Tennessee, will be held at 3 P.M. on Friday, August 19, at
Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the
Draper Cemetery in the Wartrace community of Jackson County.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from noon –       9 P.
M., and Friday from 9 A.M. until time of services at Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home.

Mr. Lane passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2005, at the
Carthage General Hospital in Carthage, TN.

He was born May 12, 1914, in Jackson County, Tennessee, to
the late
McKinley Lane and Carrie Bean Lane Pippin. On
May 8, 1958, he was married to
Gracie Louise Meadows
, who passed away on November 26, 2000.

Mr. Lane was retired from the Jackson County Highway
Department. He was a member of the Free State Church of
Christ. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in
death by
1 Daughter: Shirley Ann Davis; 3 Brothers: James
Lane, George Lane, and Marion Lane; and
1 Sister: Mattie

Survivors include
1 Son & Daughter-in-Law: Eddie & Jackie
Lane of Gainesboro, TN;
2 Daughters & Sons-in-Law:  
Shelby & Tom Glenn of Michigan, and Donna & David
Etheridge of Whitleyville, TN;
11 Grandchildren: Dennis and
Danny Davis; Ray, Debbie, Dale, and Earl Brown; Emily and
Josh Lane; Steven Keen, Jr.; and Nathaniel and Natasha
Etheridge; and
1 Sister: Marie Shoemake of Gainesboro, TN.  
7 Great-Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also

Bro. Randy Bybee and Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the
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