JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Lane Funeral Wednesday at E. Hickory Hill

Funeral services for Samuel Virgil Lane, 70, a retired shoe factory 
employe who lived on R1, Opdyke, will be held Wednesday at East Hickory 
Hill Baptist Church.

The services, starting at 2:30 p.m., will be conducted by the Rev. 
Allen England and burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Lane, who was born at Bluford June 6, 1898, was the son of Carrol 
and Nancy (Davis) Lane. He died at 8:15 a.m. Monday at Good Samaritan 
Hospital.

Mr. Lane's first wife, the former Ruby Shelton died in 1941.

He is survived by his second wife, Anna; six sons, Virgil of La Grange, 
Ill., Vernon of Fairfield, Verdon of Anna, Harvey of Opdyke, Sammie of 
Mt. Vernon and Leonard of Marion, Ind.; one daughter, Norma Jean 
Thomason of Bluford; 22 grand-children, 3 great grandchildren; two brothers, 
Willnie of Bluford and Raymond of Wayne City; four sisters, Neona Wood 
of Keenes, Aleta Atkinson of Mt. Vernon, Lena Shelton of Bluford and 
Helen Modrow of Milwaukee; two stepsons, James and Thomas Elliston, and 
one stepdaughter, Evelyn Morgan, of Mt. Vernon.

A daughter, two brothers and three sisters are dead.

The body will lie in state at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix after 4 
p.m. today until 11 a.m. tomorrow and at the church after 12 noon.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: Tuesday 6 May 1969
Submitted by Tonya (Lane) Jolly
Relationship - great-grandfather


 

 

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