MITCHELL – Ernest W. Lane, 88, 110 West Frank Street, Mitchell, passed away at 9:47 a.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2006, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.
Born July 28, 1918, in English, he was the son of Jacob and Blanche (Hammond) Lane. He married Virginia Rose Newlin July 28, 1946.
He was a World War II veteran of the U. S. Army.
For more than 50 years he was employed at Crawford-Morris Lumber Company and retired in 1998. He was a charter member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church.
Rose Lane, Mitchell
Martha Best and her husband, Harvey, Madison
David Lane and his wife, Sue, Gallatin, Tennessee
Melvin Lane, Birdseye
Jack Lane, Birdseye
Andrew Lane, Logansport
Lula Belle Bean, English
8 great grandchildren
His parents, and brothers, Elmer, Paul, and Earl Lane, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 12, in the Mitchell Wesleyan Church with Reverend Stephen Jones officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with military honors accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Friday at Chastain Funeral Home and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the church.